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Astrocytoma. What is the treatment?

My friends daughter was just diagnosed with stage 3 Astrocytoma ( a brain cancer ). How serious is this, and should we be preparing our self that she may not beat his?
Asked On : Fri, 11 Feb 2011
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Grade III astrocytoma is definitely agressive form of brain tumors.It is treated with surgical excision by good neurosurgeon with good experience in brain tumors followed by radiotherapy in a good center.Plz feel free to send your reports to me so that i can guide you
Answered: Sun, 3 Apr 2011
General & Family Physician Dr. Fatima Farhana's  Response
Brain astrocytoma is essentialy a whole brain diseaese. For grade 3 astrocytoma, debulking-removal of accesible portion of tumor as much as possible followed by radiotherapy for several weeks and chemotherapy is the usual treatment.
Answered: Sun, 3 Apr 2011
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General Surgeon Dr. Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh's  Response
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now a days the tremendous improvement in medical science
your treating doctor
will guide you for the best treatment
hope for the best
hope that advanced radiotherapy combined with chemotherapy will give good result
praying for early recovery.
Answered: Fri, 11 Feb 2011
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