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 »

Although the causes of brain meningioma are not completely clear, doctors know that radiation exposure and a genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis type 2 put individuals at risk for the tumors, according to WebMD. Th... More »

A brain tumor is tissue mass that is formed by abnormal cells, defines WebMD. Tumors do not die like normal cells do. Brain tumors can be both noncancerous or malignant. Cancerous brain tumors grow faster than noncancero... More »

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According to Cedars-Sinai, depending on the state of the patient and tumor, glioblastoma is sometimes curable, especially in patients younger than 45 with thoroughly operable tumors. However, a majority of patients who r... More »

Brain tumors tend to locate themselves within certain lobes that expand across both sides of the brain and are not classified by the side of the brain they occur on, states Mayfield Clinic; a glioblastoma multiforme is t... More »

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There are several treatment options available for tumors located on the frontal lobe of the brain, including surgical removal of the tumor, according to the American Brain Tumor Association. Other common treatment option... More »

Organs are not often affected by glioblastoma because the cancer usually remains in the brain and does not spread, but if it does spread it may spread to the heart or lungs, according to New York-Presbyterian Hospital an... More »

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