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What is the prognosis for brain glioma cancer?
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Glioma infers
Malignancy originating in the brain (as opposed to a secondary from another source, ) they are graded 1 - 4, and survival is worse as the grade goes up they are also called astrocytomas.
Stage iv, glioblastoma, deserves its reputation as a cancer with short survival, and the prognosis has changed very little in the past 30 years.

In brief: Glioma infers
Malignancy originating in the brain (as opposed to a secondary from another source, ) they are graded 1 - 4, and survival is worse as the grade goes up they are also called astrocytomas.
Stage iv, glioblastoma, deserves its reputation as a cancer with short survival, and the prognosis has changed very little in the past 30 years.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery
In brief: Guarded
Brain glioma cancer usually refers to a grade 3 or 4 glioma.
The grade 4 is a glioblastoma multiforme or gbm. The prognosis with both grade 3 or 4 is limited to a few years.However, much depends on the location, ability to neurosurgically remove >90%, and newly defined genetic markers. Recent advances in surgery chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and electric field therapy that have lengthened survival.

In brief: Guarded
Brain glioma cancer usually refers to a grade 3 or 4 glioma.
The grade 4 is a glioblastoma multiforme or gbm. The prognosis with both grade 3 or 4 is limited to a few years.However, much depends on the location, ability to neurosurgically remove >90%, and newly defined genetic markers. Recent advances in surgery chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and electric field therapy that have lengthened survival.
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