A craniopharyngioma is a rare, benign tumour that grows near the brain’s pituitary gland, a small organ that controls many of your body’s vital functions through hormone production. Although this type of tumour is not cancerous, it can affect your health by pressing on the pituitary gland and surrounding brain structures, leading to symptoms such as headaches, vision problems, hormonal imbalances, and growth issues. Because of its location, treatment might involve surgery to remove the tumour, radiation therapy to reduce its size or medication to manage symptoms. The goal is to remove or reduce the tumour while minimizing its impact on your quality of life.