Gliosarcoma: A type of brain tumor that originates from glial cells. The tumor may grow rapidly and symptom will vary depending on the exact location and size of the tumor.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Gliosarcoma is available below.
Symptoms of Gliosarcoma
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symptoms of Gliosarcoma
Treatments for Gliosarcoma
- Treatment of brain tumors depends upon the type and staging of the tumor, its size and position in the brain, as well as the age and other health problems that the patient may have. Treatments may include:
- Watchful waiting - for low grade asymptomatic tumors
- Surgical excision
- Chemotherapy - usually reserved for management of recurrence, but current interest in its use for initial treatment of low grade tumors
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Causes of Gliosarcoma
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Gliosarcoma: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Gliosarcoma
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Gliosarcoma: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Gliosarcoma
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Gliosarcoma: Rare Types
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Research about Gliosarcoma
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Clinical Trials for Gliosarcoma
The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally
and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Gliosarcoma include:
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Clinical Trials for Gliosarcoma
Statistics for Gliosarcoma
Gliosarcoma: Broader Related Topics
Types of Gliosarcoma
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Definitions of Gliosarcoma:
Gliosarcoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Gliosarcoma, or a subtype of Gliosarcoma,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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