primary brain tumor

primary brain tumor

Neurology A tumor that arises in the brain–eg, ependymoma, astrocytoma grade 3 or 4,  glioblastoma multiforme, glioma, medulloblastoma, meningioma, neuroglioma, oligodendroglioma. See Metastatic brain tumor.
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Spectrum Health announces a new treatment option for patients with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most common and most aggressive recurring malignant primary brain tumor in humans.
The trial involves patients with glioblastoma, the most aggressive form of primary brain tumor.
Glioblastoma multiforme is the most common and aggressive form of primary brain tumor.
The men and women were in three diagnostic groups: those with a malignant primary brain tumor (214 patients), those with a solid tumor with no central nervous system involvement (193 patients) and those with multiple sclerosis (108 patients).
Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), also known as grade IV astrocytoma, is the most common and aggressive type of primary brain tumor.
Glioblastoma is the most common primary brain tumor and one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer, primarily effecting adults over the age of 50.
Glial tumors, representing 65% of all primary central nervous system (CNS) tumors, are the most common primary brain tumor in adults and arise from glial cells (Bozik & Gilbert, 1994).
In all cases, the TNT treatment was administered without the added clinical benefit of surgical debulking of the primary brain tumor.
Glioblastoma is the most common and most aggressive malignant primary brain tumor in adults.
Glioblastoma is the most common and most aggressive malignant primary brain tumor in humans that is resistant to conventional therapies.
Glioma consists of 30% of primary brain tumor and is classified into several types according to the cell form of the tumor.