Recent Examples of glioblastoma from the Web
In July, McCain announced he was diagnosed with a glioblastoma, an aggressive and highly lethal form of brain cancer.
In July, McCain was diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive and deadly form of brain cancer, after doctors removed a blood clot during a procedure at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix.
The Republican was diagnosed earlier this year with glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer.
When John McCain revealed in July that he'd been diagnosed with glioblastoma—the same aggressive form of brain cancer that killed his friend Ted Kennedy—the news seemed of a piece with all of the other dismal political headlines of the year.
Diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive brain cancer, Ally has spent the last year in and out of Children’s Mercy Hospital.
Now in his sixth Senate term, McCain underwent surgery in mid-July to remove a 2-inch blood clot in his brain and was diagnosed with glioblastoma.
He was diagnosed in July with a primary glioblastoma, a type of brain tumor.
The cause was complications from glioblastoma, a terminal brain cancer, according to a statement on the band’s website.
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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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