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Can someone survive having brain cancer - did sen kennedy have late stage?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Cure is rare: Unfortunately most of the primary brain tumors are malignant , cure is rare.
Dr. Robert Marcus
Radiology 47 years experience
Yes: There are many different types of brain cancer. Some are very curable, some are not. The type sen kennedy had was virtually impossible to cure. It was not so much the stage as the cell type of brain cancer he had.
Dr. Nicholas Szerlip
Neurosurgery 20 years experience
Kennedy had a glioblastoma
Mar 28, 2012

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