Astrocytoma

What is Astrocytoma?

This is cancerous disease of particular cerebellum cell called Astrocytes,a star shape cell of a glial origin.

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What is the life expectancy of a patient with Astrocytoma IV? Treatment is not scheduled to begin until Nov....

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Hello dear. Life expectancy is low

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Hello dear. I have gone through the details. With the available treatment we can...

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In Aug 2010, I was diagnosed with astrocytoma and was operated by neurosurgeons I am having seizures since late 2008. But after neurosurgery and...

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Hi Mr XXXXXXX

I am glad to note that after two surgeries, chemotherapy and...

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Hello. I had Typhoid fever when I was one year old. I am 52 now and was diagnosed with an astrocytoma on the pons when I was 31 . I was treated...

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Astrocytoma is a type of tumour that originates within the brain tissue itself. It can vary in its behaviour.
Some are slow growing and relatively...

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