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From shaking while drinking a cup of tea to needing a nap in the afternoon: Brain cancer patients reveal the subtle warning signs they ignored

From shaking while drinking a cup of tea to needing a nap in the afternoon, brain-cancer patients have revealed the more subtle ‘symptoms’ of their disease.

A study of 39 brain cancer sufferers reveals just how slight the signs can be, with many dismissing their poor memory and lack of balance as part of getting older.

Many also worried their doctor would think they were ‘silly’ if they went to them complaining of feeling ‘grumpy’ or ‘clumsy’ with no other symptoms.

And some participants said they had not sought help sooner because they were busy working parents with ‘other priorities’.

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