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Dr. Matthew Roman
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The following: Seizures Sudden focal weakness or sensory loss headache weight loss nightsweats visual disturbances double vision altered mental status

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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
20 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: If the tumor is on the left, the symptoms could include confusion while right sided tumors will only presents with numbness. Both sides can give visu ... Read More
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Dr. Soren Singel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Laterality: Most likely visual processing problems, but laterality (left or right brain location) will determine if there will be impaired language processing (su ... Read More
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Rarely: Glioblastoma can rarely occur as an inherited cancer in patients with certain familial cancer syndromes such as li fraumeni syndrome, turcot syndrome, ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
While there may: Be some tell-tale genetic fingerprints on some glioma, the bad one, gbm seems to be sporadic, with only radiation exposure as a risk. My father died o ... Read More
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Dr. Joshua Garren
23 years experience Radiation Oncology
No: There is no evidence of heredity in Glioblastoma. Joshua Garren, MD Medical Director, Tulsa Brain Tumor Clinic braintumorclinic.org
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
The brain.: Glioblastoma multiforme is the term for a very aggressive tumor that arises in the brain. It is usually treated by a combination of surgery, radiatio ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
REference Sites: http://www.news-medical.net/?tag=/glioblastoma and http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/283252-overview.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Uncommon cancer: You have misunderstood something you read. Glioblastomas are relatively uncommon cancers, with about 12,000 new cases each year in the entire US. Not ... Read More
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Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
Classification: The 2007 world health organization scheme is the most widely accepted approach to classifying gliomas. Malignant or high-grade gliomas are either gra ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kyei
Dr. Mark Kyei answered
21 years experience Hematology and Oncology
GBM is agressive: Glioblastoma is a malignant tumor of the brain. It often invasive and agressive form of brain tumor whereas glioma is often a benign primary brain tum ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Bad tumor: Cerebral tumors of this type are horrible events, and surgical excision may be useful for yrs. We now have some promising medications, and some newer ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Find good Neurosurg: This is a very dangerous type of cancer. Yet a small percentage do survive this cancer. The chances are better if a tumor removed completely(debulking ... Read More
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