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What is the prognosis of an astrocytoma in a child?
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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Depends on tumor
There are a few different types of astrocytoma- some without much risk of recurrence and some which are aggressive.
Sorry it's not more specific. If you know the tumor type, i can be more specific in my answer.

In brief: Depends on tumor
There are a few different types of astrocytoma- some without much risk of recurrence and some which are aggressive.
Sorry it's not more specific. If you know the tumor type, i can be more specific in my answer.
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Dr. Larry Armstrong
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Dr. Scott Diede
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: Many types
As stated, there are many types of childhood astrocytoma with many different treatment regimens.
For a good summation for patients and their familes, see the national cancer institute's page at: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/child-astrocytomas/patient/page1/allpages.

In brief: Many types
As stated, there are many types of childhood astrocytoma with many different treatment regimens.
For a good summation for patients and their familes, see the national cancer institute's page at: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/child-astrocytomas/patient/page1/allpages.
Dr. Scott Diede
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