Annually, World Brain Tumour Day is celebrated on 8th June. World Brain Tumour Day helps in raising awareness to the public and educating them on brain tumour, a type of cancer that is not common and most people do not know about it. On this occasion Gleneagles Global Hospitals applauses all the brain tumour survivors and supports the people suffering with brain cancer. It is also a day that helps the people who are suffering from brain tumour in facing their challenges. With an increasing trend of 2% malignancies in the occurrence of central nervous system (CNS) tumours in India ranges from 5 to 12 per 100,000 populations. Research shows that malignant brain tumour is most common type of cancer among children globally. Tumour, also known as a neoplasm, is an abnormal mass of tissue which may be solid or fluid-filled. A brain tumour occurs when the unnecessary growth of cells produce within any part of brain. This is a condition that occurs when the cells in the brain multiply in an abnormal way or a way that cannot be controlled. The tumour can be malignant meaning it is cancerous or it can be non-cancerous (benign).The tumours are graded from grade 1 to 4 and this depends with their location, how fast the cells are multiplying and the spread to adjacent areas/organs. Please contact 040-2331-4567 for further details.