Brainstem glioma

What is Brainstem glioma?

A brainstem glioma is a cancerous glioma tumor in the brainstem. Around 75% are diagnosed in children and young adults under the age of twenty, but have been known to affect older adults as well

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MY FATHER AGE 60YEARS SUFFERING FROM GLIOBLASTOMA STAGE4. HAD UNDERGONE SURGERY WITH 95% REMOVAL FROM LEFT TEMPORAL LOBE, WHAT IS THE CURE OR...

doctor1 MD

Hello, XXXXXXX

Thanks for your query.

It is the most common and most aggressive malignant primary brain tumor.

With the exception of brain stem...

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hi my auntie has just found out she has a brain tumour ,she has been told the left side of her brain is slowly dying and she is also losing the...

doctor1 MD

Hi,

Thank you for posting your query.

I must admit you have provided limited information.

However, your aunt seems to have a malignant (cancer)...

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How long can you live with a brain tumor before it becomes cancerous Hi I have a sister with a brain tumor on her motor skills, and her doctor said...

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Hi,Mnatali,
Thanks for query,
Expectancy of life in brain tumour depends upon site of tumour.
If it involves vital centres then life span is short...

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