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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When 90 percent of the tumor is removed successfully, the average life expectancy following a diagnosis of glioblastoma is 14 to 15 months, according to Everyday Health. The overall survival rate for glioblastoma is less... More »

The prognosis of an individual with a glioblastoma who receives a standard treatment is a life expectancy of around two or three years, according to the American Brain Tumor Association. However, not all glioblastomas ar... 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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While the specific causes of most constant, or chronic, headaches are unknown, frequent headaches can be triggered by a variety of factors, including inflamed blood vessels surrounding the brain, intercranial imbalances,... More »