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Can Pituitary Tumours cause headaches

Can Pituitary Tumours cause headaches?

Most people in their lifetime suffer from some kind of headache. Headache is the single most common neurological symptom experienced. A headache could mean a lot of things. For some of us, it could mean that we’ve missed our morning coffee, we need some rest, or maybe even a little workout session. But persistent headaches

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Are Pituitary Adenomas Genetic?

Are Pituitary Adenomas Genetic?

Are Pituitary Adenomas Genetic? Pituitary tumours (pituitary adenomas) are surprisingly relatively common, estimated on post-mortem and radiological studies to occur in up to 20% of adults1. Many non-functioning pituitary adenomas are small and if they don’t cause symptoms related to pituitary hormone disturbance or large size, often go unrecognised.  Clinically relevant pituitary adenomas are considerably

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ENT surgeon Dr James Bowman

Meet Our Specialists: Dr James Bowman (ENT Surgeon)

Dr James Bowman (ENT Surgeon) I am an otolaryngologist/Head and Neck surgeon with subspecialty training in skull base surgery, but I originally trained as a dentist. This interest progressed naturally to ear nose and throat conditions and cancer surgery. Skull base surgery requires a lot of additional training and dedication over many years and is

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Radiation Oncologist Brisbane AssocProf Matthew Foote

Meet Our Specialists: Dr Matthew Foote (Radiation Oncologist)

Dr Matthew Foote (Radiation Oncologist) I am a radiation oncologist that specialises in the delivery of precision (stereotactic) radiation therapy (high energy X-rays) to a range of malignant (cancerous) and benign (non-cancerous) brain tumours. Stereotactic radiation therapy, which includes Gamma Knife, can be used in some patients with both functioning and non-functioning pituitary tumours. The

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