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Location and symptoms

Severe headaches, progressively becoming worse. It is rare that a headache is the only symptom the patient has -other symptoms may include vomiting, visual disturbances, a weakness in an arm and/or leg, speech problems, personality changes or epileptic fits.

Precipitating factors

Unknown.

Treatment/prevention

Treatment may include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, surgery, or some combination of these.