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What is Astrocytoma?

Astrocytoma are a type of brain tumor known as gliomas. Low grade (grade 1 and 2) and anaplastic astrocytomas (grade 3) are seen more often in younger patients.

What is it like to have Astrocytoma?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Nothing reported yet
Nothing reported yet
Nothing reported yet
Nothing reported yet

What do patients take to treat Astrocytoma and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members Perceived effectiveness Overall rating of side effects # of Evaluations



(Intensity-modulated radiation therapy, CyberKnife Radiation Therapy, Naso-pharyngeal Radiation Therapy, Brachytherapy (internal seed implants))


(Maxidex, DexPak TaperPak, Decadron)


These charts show data from Astrocytoma patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Astrocytoma on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 43 patients have this condition
  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 31 say Astrocytoma is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 6
30s 12
40s 8
50s 7
60s 2
70+ 0


Distribution of females vs. males

55% Females
45% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 6
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 26
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from Astrocytoma patients who have completed their condition history
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