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"Astrocytoma"




  1. photo Radiation 'therapy' kills children with brain tumors who might otherwise survive just fineRadiation 'therapy' kills children with brain tumors who might otherwise survive just fineNews
    are a family of non-cancerous and typically non-aggressive tumors, including pilocytic astrocytomas, diffuse astrocytomas and mixed gliomas. Approximately 30 percent of pediatric brain tumors are low-gradeRead more
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    this controversy head on. Fifty patients with two types of brain tumors (anaplastic astrocytoma or glioblastoma multiforme) were divided into two groups: Group 1 underwent surgery + radiotherapy + medicationRead more

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Astrocytoma

Disease

Astrocytomas are a type of cancer of the brain. They originate in a particular kind of glial cells, star-shaped brain cells in the cerebrum called astrocytes. This type of tumor does not usually spread outside the brain and spinal cord and it does not usually affect other organs. Astrocytomas are the most common glioma and can occur in most parts of the brain and occasionally in the spinal...More