Ganglioglioma

Tumour Group:
Gliomas and Non-Malignant Brain Tumours
WHO Grade:
Grade I
Prevalence/Incidence:
Typical Age Range:

Tumour Characteristics

Gangliogliomas are generally slow-growing tumours and may occur anywhere in the brain although the temporal lobe and cerebellar hemispheres are the most common sites.

They are non-malignant tumours that arise from ganglia-type cells.

Symptoms

Common symptoms include, but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Limited information available

Treatment/Standard of Care

Treatment is usually total removal by surgery. On occasion, radiation therapy is used.

Prognosis

A prognosis is an estimate of the likely progress of a disease after a diagnosis, based on an average patient group. Since every person is different, please take time to talk with your health care team about how this information applies to you.

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