Glioblastoma Multiforme

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What is Glioblastoma Multiforme?

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common glioma (a type of brain cancer). It represents nearly one fourth of all primary brain tumors. This cancer starts in the glial cells, which are cells that help nerve cells work.

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What It Is
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Glioblastoma Multiforme Causes
Causes
What causes Glioblastoma Multiforme? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Glioblastoma Multiforme Risk Factors
Risk Factors
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Glioblastoma Multiforme Diagnosis
Diagnosis
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Glioblastoma Multiforme Symptoms
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Glioblastoma Multiforme Complications
Complications
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Screening for Glioblastoma Multiforme
Screening
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Glioblastoma Multiforme Medications
Medications
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Glioblastoma Multiforme Prevention
Prevention
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Glioblastoma Multiforme Treatment
Treatment
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Glioblastoma Multiforme Care
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