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What is the average life span for babies with glioblastoma tumors?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: GBM is awful

The median survival is aout 12 months.
For those less than 12 months of age, it is quite rare, estiated at 2/million births. Their outcome is worse, and ability to treat compromised. Usually chemotherapy is used. I am sorry for your anguish.

In brief: GBM is awful

The median survival is aout 12 months.
For those less than 12 months of age, it is quite rare, estiated at 2/million births. Their outcome is worse, and ability to treat compromised. Usually chemotherapy is used. I am sorry for your anguish.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Pathology

In brief: Variable

Glioblastoma is a specific type of tumor that usually presents in adults.
It has a short median survival measured in months. Childhood brain tumors are of many different types and have a variable life span.

In brief: Variable

Glioblastoma is a specific type of tumor that usually presents in adults.
It has a short median survival measured in months. Childhood brain tumors are of many different types and have a variable life span.
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
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