National research team targets glioblastoma

national research team targets gliobastoma

MAY 31, 2019 —  Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common primary brain tumour in adults and is characterized by its infiltrative and often fatal progression. The strikingly poor survival for patients with GBM of 14-16 months following diagnosis is due in part to limited early detection methods and an absence of effective treatment options. Funding […]

About Glioblastoma (GBM)

about glioblastoma gbm

Overview Tumour Group: Gliomas WHO Grade: Grade IV Prevalence/Incidence: The incidence of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is 2 to 3 per 100,000 people in the United States and Europe. GBM accounts for 12 to 15% of all intracranial tumours and 50 to 60 per cent of astrocytic tumours. GBMs increase in frequency with age, and affect […]