Glioblastoma is an aggressive cancer with a poor prognosis. While a cure remains elusive, oncologists are gradually improving the outlook for patients with glioblastoma. Mark Gilbert, MD, chief of the National Institute of Health’s Neuro-Oncology Branch, notes that progress against the disease has been real, but slow. “We have seen incremental improvements in survival.… Continue reading Glioblastoma Treatment: How Do Doctors Treat This Brain Tumor?
Glioblastoma Signs and Symptoms
Glioblastoma multiforme, or GBM, is a type of tumor that begins in the brain or spinal cord, and these types of tumors are known as primary brain tumors. Other tumors, such as breast tumors, that travel to the brain are secondary brain tumors. It’s important to note that spinal cord glioblastomas are very rare —… Continue reading Glioblastoma Signs and Symptoms