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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

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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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?

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 7
30s 14
40s 10
50s 11
60s 5
70+ 0


Distribution of females vs. males

50% Females
50% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 8
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 30
Not Diagnosed 1

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