An astrocytoma is a type of tumor that develops within the brain or spinal cord. These tumors are most common among men and women in the 30-50 age range. Astrocytomas demonstrate variable rates of growth depending on the “grade” of the tumor. Malignant astrocytomas (grade IV) are otherwise known as glioblastoma multiforme.
You may experience signs and symptoms such as:
● Neurological deficits