Lobes of the Brain and Their Functions

Author: OncoLink Team
Last Reviewed: June 01, 2023

Tumors in your brain can affect how different parts of your body work. The body function affected depends on which area (also called lobe) the tumor is in. Each area of your brain controls different body movements and functions. Talk with your care team to learn where your tumor is and the effect it may have on your body.

This image can help you understand what is controlled by each lobe.


National Brain Tumor Society. Sign and symptoms. Taken from https://braintumor.org/brain-tumors/diagnosis-treatment/signs-symptoms/

National Institute of Health: National Cancer Institute. (2018). Brain and spine tumor anatomy and functions. Taken from https://www.cancer.gov/rare-brain-spine-tumor/tumors/anatomy


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