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Lipomas are soft fatty lumps that grow under the skin. Find out more about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.
Neurofibromatosis is a manageable genetic condition characterised by benign tumours. Learn about its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.
An acoustic neuroma is a benign tumour that grows in the eighth auditory or vestibulocochlear nerve. Learn how it affects hearing and other functions.
Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder with a wide range of symptoms. Learn what causes Cushing’s disease and why it is difficult to diagnose.
Gigantism is a rare condition that causes children to grow abnormally fast and tall. It can be treated successfully, but there may still be symptoms.
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.
A brain tumour is a growth of abnormal cells in the brain. Some are malignant, when it’s known as brain cancer, and others are benign (non-cancerous).