Martin Kemp, 57, is best known as the bassist in Spandau Ballet and his portrayal of Steve Owen in Eastenders. While working on television and in music for more than 40 years, Martin was a successful and long car & # 39; career despite suffering two brain tumors in 1995 & # 39; appeared on the political scene Stories piers Morgan in 2014, Martin showed that it was his wife Shirlie, who first found a small lump in his head. According to him, when he discovered in the television show filming in Vancouver shortly after bumps grew much more.
"It was the strangest thing, because you can feel it, and it was not as soft as the tumor has to be, it was like a hard piece of scalp," said Martin.
Former EastEnders sought medical care, where he was found, he was not just a bump on the outer side of his head, but on the inside, who grew up in the middle of his brain.
"If they have never found this grows, they would not find one in the middle, until it was too late, and it was one that would have killed me," Martin said Piers Morgan.
Martin was critical eight o'clock work and had to remain in hospital for several weeks after that.
After the surgery, he had a metal plate on his brain implanted under the scalp.
Martin brain tumor called benign brain tumor, because they are not of the & # 39 are malignant.
But, despite the name, benign brain tumors can still be life threatening.
Symptoms of brain benign tumors include new, persistent headaches, seizures, persistent nausea, vomiting or drowsiness, mental or behavioral changes, weakness, paralysis, vision or speech problems.
This type of brain tumor usually grows relatively slowly, compared with cancerous brain tumors that grow faster.
In contrast, malignant brain tumors, sun cancerous brain tumors tend to remain in one place or distributed.
In addition, they usually do not come back, if all of the tumor can be safely removed during surgery.
Cancerous brain tumors, in the meantime, also known as malignant brain tumor or a brain cancer.
The symptoms of brain tumor include headaches, seizures, nausea, or vomiting regularly, memory problems or changes in personality and weakness, vision or speech, which become worse.
Brain cancer can often be cured if caught at an early stage, but the tumor often come back, and sometimes impossible to remove.
"Look GP, if you have the symptoms of brain tumors that do not go away. It is unlikely to be a tumor, but it's better to be sure, »said the NHS.
As a result of his ordeal, Martin is currently suffering from the side effects, including epilepsy and dyslexia.