Recent Examples of glioblastoma from the Web
McCain, 81, is now battling a deadly form of brain cancer called glioblastoma.
McCain is battling a primary glioblastoma, an aggressive type of brain tumor.
Ill-famed virus could be effective against cells that cause glioblastoma.
McCain, 81, was diagnosed in July with glioblastoma, a deadly form of brain cancer, and has been getting chemotherapy and radiation treatments.
John McCain was diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer, in July.
The payment grew out of a $5.2 million award in 2012 to researchers at the City of Hope involving a potential therapy for glioblastoma, one of the deadliest forms of brain cancer and the type afflicting U.S. Sen. John McCain.
McCain underwent rounds of chemotherapy and radiation to treat glioblastoma, the terminal form of brain cancer he was diagnosed with in July.
That inflammation was a tumor caused by grade 4 spinal glioblastoma.
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Origin and Etymology of glioblastoma
First Known Use: circa 1923See Words from the same year
medical Definition of glioblastoma
- Glioblastoma is the worst grade of malignant glioma, a relatively uncommon but deadly class of brain tumors that kills 97% of those diagnosed within 5 years.
- —Greg Miller, Science, 2 Jan. 2009
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