Glioblastomas are highly malignant, incurable brain tumors originating from astrocytes, cells that make up the brain's supportive tissue, according to the American Brain Tumor Association. There are two types of glioblas... More »

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Glioblastoma cancer is a highly malignant form of brain cancer that occurs in the star-shaped cells, or astrocytes, that make up the brain's supportive tissue, according to the American Brain Tumor Association. Because o... More »

As of 2015, there is no empirical evidence that indicates specific causes of glioblastoma, states the American Brain Tumor Association. However, there are some risk factors commonly associated with brain glioblastomas, s... More »

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Glioblastoma cancer is a highly malignant form of brain cancer that occurs in the star-shaped cells, or astrocytes, that make up the brain's supportive tissue, according to the American Brain Tumor Association. Because o... More »

A glioma is any tumor that originates in the brain's supportive tissue, according to the American Brain Tumor Association. Known as glia, this tissue holds the neurons in place and ensures their ongoing function. Three t... More »

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Survival for adult stage 3 glioblastoma, or "high grade" glioma, is between 14.6 months and 3 years, as reported in median years of survival from diagnosis, according to the American Brain Tumor Association. Survival tim... More »

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Radiation is the most common type of treatment for pineal cysts in the brain, as stated by the American Brain Tumor Association. Surgery is another treatment option for some patients. More »

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