Recent Examples of glioblastoma from the Web
The trial, which involves 55 patients including one dad whose cancer has shown no signs of returning 18 months after diagnosis, is testing an immunotherapy vaccine that’s given in addition to traditional treatment methods for glioblastoma.
McCain, 81, was diagnosed with glioblastoma in July.
The newlyweds walked into a local hospital and came out with a brain tumor diagnosis — which was later confirmed in the U.S. as cancer, glioblastoma.
Cappotelli was diagnosed with a grade 4 glioblastoma tumor, the most deadly form of brain cancer.
One year ago this weekend, the six-term senator and former prisoner of war was diagnosed with glioblastoma, a deadly form of brain cancer.
At the moment, the prognosis for patients is not good: Adults being treated for aggressive glioblastoma generally live a little more than a year, the association reports.
The trial at the Duke Cancer Institute involved patients with glioblastoma, the kind of tumor that Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona, is battling.
Doctors have been testing a post-diagnosis vaccine for glioblastoma in 331 patients across multiple hospitals, according to a study published recently in the Journal of Translational Medicine.
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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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