Symptoms of Metastatic Brain Tumors

Symptoms of a metastatic tumor brain tumor can vary greatly. They depend on the size and location of the tumor, and the way the tumor grows. You may have symptoms from your primary cancer. Symptoms of a metastatic brain tumor may include:

Non-localizable symptoms (not limited to a certain part of the body):

  • Headache, usually worse in the morning
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Drowsiness
  • Double vision

Localizable symptoms (limited to a certain part of the body):

  • Trouble thinking, remembering or talking
  • Changes in speech, vision, hearing or personality
  • Paralysis, numbness or weakness in one part or on side of the body
  • Seizures or convulsions
  • Problems with balance or walking