Links to trusted information about benign tumours.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.