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Can gliomas spread?

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Dr. Roger Frankel
Neurosurgery

In brief: Yes

Low grade gliomas generally do not spread.
High grade tumors such as glioblastoma frequently spread locally in the brain. They occur in other parts of the brain about 10% of the time. It is very rare to see a glioma spread to other parts of the body.

In brief: Yes

Low grade gliomas generally do not spread.
High grade tumors such as glioblastoma frequently spread locally in the brain. They occur in other parts of the brain about 10% of the time. It is very rare to see a glioma spread to other parts of the body.
Dr. Roger Frankel
Dr. Roger Frankel
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Dr. Helmy Guirgis
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: It grows

Glioma is a primary brain cancer.
It increases in size ( volume) over time' it can be multifocal.... What is the grade? Surgery, radiation with or without chemo is classic the treatment....

In brief: It grows

Glioma is a primary brain cancer.
It increases in size ( volume) over time' it can be multifocal.... What is the grade? Surgery, radiation with or without chemo is classic the treatment....
Dr. Helmy Guirgis
Dr. Helmy Guirgis
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