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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

What do patients take to treat Astrocytoma and its symptoms?

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

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?

  • 48patients have this condition
  • 2new patients joined this month
  • 37say Astrocytoma is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 6
30s 12
40s 10
50s 8
60s 4
70+ 0


Distribution of females vs. males

58% Females
42% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 6
30-39 years 5
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 27
Not Diagnosed 1

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