Episode 117: Glioblastoma Multiforme - What would Jimmy V Do?

02.12.2018 - By 2 Docs Talk: The podcast about healthcare, the science of medicine and everything in between.

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Senator McCain has a malignant brain tumor called a Glioblastoma Multiforme, or glioblastoma or GBM for short.

Glioblastomas are one of a class of brain tumors called Gliomas. Gliomas can be low grade which are considered pre-malginant or pre-cancerous or they can be high grade malignancies such as GBMs.  

Today 2 Docs Talk about Glioblastoma Multiforme, and the difficulties associated with treating - or not treating - the tumor.

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