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Benign tumours

Links to trusted information about benign tumours.

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Acoustic neuroma

An acoustic neuroma is a benign (non-cancerous) tumour grows in the eighth auditory or vestibulocochlear nerve. It can affect hearing and balance.

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Polyps

A polyp is a growth on an organ in your body. Most polyps are benign but some are or might become malignant. Learn more about the cause and symptoms of polyps as well as prevention tips.

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Surgery for benign scrotal lumps

A benign scrotal lump is a lump in your scrotum that is not caused by a cancer. Most of them can be left alone but some cause problems and can be treated by surgery.

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Brain tumours

A brain tumour is a lump of abnormal benign or malignant cells that grows in the brain. It can seriously affect the body’s functions and thinking.

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Neurofibromatosis

Tumours - usually benign - form with this quite common, manageable condition. Know more about living with neurofibromatosis and where to get support.

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Cushing's syndrome

Cushing’s syndrome is a hormonal disorder with a wide range of symptoms. Learn about its causes here, as well as why Cushing’s syndrome is difficult to diagnose.

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Tuberous sclerosis

Tuberous sclerosis affects parts of the body, behaviour and thinking. If you notice symptoms you should see a doctor, but there are ways to manage the disease.

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Gigantism

Gigantism is a very rare condition that causes children to grow abnormally fast and tall. It can be treated successfully, but they may still have symptoms.

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Acromegaly

Acromegaly causes parts of the body to grow larger and mostly affects people in middle age. It can be effectively treated, especially if diagnosed early.

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