Related Conditions and Treatments
Anaplastic astrocytomas are brain tumors that arise from brain cells called astrocytes, which are a type of glial cell.
Astrocytomas are tumors that arise in the cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls balance and coordination.
Chemotherapy is the use of drugs to stop cancer cells from multiplying in the body.
Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG)
Diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas are highly aggressive and difficult-to treat-brain tumors found at the base of the brain. See how we treat them.
A ganglioglioma is low-grade tumor of mixed cell type.
Glioblastoma multiformes (GBMs) are high-grade gliomas that arise from the brain’s supportive tissue (glial cells).
A glioma is a kind of brain tumor that originates from glial cells, which support and nourish neurons in the brain.
Gliomatosis cerebri is a highly aggressive, rare form of malignant astrocytic tumor.
Low-grade gliomas are brain tumors that originate from glial cells, which support and nourish neurons in the brain.
Oligodendrogliomas are low-grade gliomas, a type of brain tumor, that arise from a type of cell called an oligodendrocyte.
Optic Nerve Glioma (Optic Pathway Glioma)
An optic nerve glioma (also called an optic pathway glioma) is a slow-growing brain tumor that arises in or around the optic nerve, which connects the eye to the brain.
A pilocytic astrocytoma is a brain tumor that originates from star-shaped cells called astrocytes.
Radiation therapy uses high-energy radiation to shrink tumors and kill cancer cells by damaging their DNA, the genetic material in a cell.
A tectal glioma is a low-grade, slow-growing brain tumor in the tectum, the roof of the brain stem.
Thalamic Astrocytoma and Hypothalamic Astrocytoma
Thalamic and hypothalamic astrocytomas are tumors that develop in the brain’s glial or supportive tissues.
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