Astrocytoma

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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.

Common symptoms reported by people with 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, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for astrocytoma

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Compare treatments taken by people with astrocytoma

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Who has astrocytoma on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 98 say astrocytoma is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 7
30s 33
40s 28
50s 18
60s 18
70+ 5
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 5
20-29 years 12
30-39 years 9
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 54
Female 57

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 76
Not Diagnosed 3

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