The symptoms of a metastatic brain tumor are similar to those of a primary tumor, including:
Some of these symptoms can be subtle than others, and many of these symptoms can occur without a brain tumor. Not everyone who experiences a headache has a brain tumor, of course. But anyone who notices neurological changes or symptoms — especially someone with a history of cancer elsewhere in the body — should have their symptoms evaluated by their oncologist.
Reviewed by: Rohan Ramakrishna, MD
Last reviewed: December 2020