Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM)
Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) is a malignant glioma (Grade IV) that has the potential to grow quickly and infiltrate the brain.
GBM’s are the most invasive type of glial tumors. In adults, GBM occurs most often in the cerebral hemispheres. Because of the aggressiveness of these tumors it is important to seek treatment immediately. These tumors have a high mortality rate if not addressed quickly.
Glioblastoma Multiforme accounts for about 15% of brain based tumors and generally occur in adults between the ages of 45 and 70.
Those suffering with Glioblastoma Multiforme can experience signs and symptoms such as:
● Chronic headaches
● Double or blurred vision
● Decreased appetite
● Mood swings
● Cognitive Impairment
● Difficulty in speech