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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
We need Diagnosis: Glial tumor is a generic name. Find out the exact name, then we can guide you further.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
31 years experience Medical Oncology
Not all brain tumors: ...are glioblastomas. Glioblastoma multiforme is a high grade astrocytoma (or glioma). Astrocytoma said can also be low or intermediate grade dependin ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lali Sekhon
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Division: We have a finite number of neurons as an adult- they don't divide. Possibly that's why only dividing cells become tumors- glial cells. As divisions oc ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Miller
41 years experience Pathology
Both: In fact, there are tumors formed of neurons, and a significant proportion of brain tumors have cells which have both glial and neuronal characteristic ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
31 years experience Neurosurgery
Not true: Gliomas are brain tumors arising from glial cells. There are benign forms, anaplastic types, and then there are aggressive glioblastomas. There are ma ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
They can.: Brain or neural tumors can cause tics - however they are not a common cause for them.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
39 years experience Neurosurgery
Malignant nerve: Yes you can cut and remove a portion of v2 branch of the trigeminal nerve in the case of a cancerous lesion. The cutting of the nerve will leave facia ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Has she seen a doc?: I am not sure I understand your question fully. When you say "she makes a lot of treatments", do you mean she treats herself with teas and herbs? If ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chad Levitt
22 years experience Radiation Oncology
Ent or plastics: Facial nerve damage can be managed and treated with a few differe NT options depending on what caused the damage. Since often it causes facial droopi ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Salivary tumor: Most CT scans of the face, head and neck will cover the area where the major salivary glands are located. You have 3 pair of major salivary glands: t ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Reconstructive : Surgery can address the cosmetic issue. As the defect is due to cancer, it is likely to be covered by insurance. Please discuss the matter with your c ... Read More

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