fbpx

Astrocytoma

May 14, 2015 -

Astrocytoma is type of cancerous brain tumor. This type of tumor begins from small, star-shaped cells in the brain called astrocytes. Astrocytes are one of several types of supporting cells in the brain. These types of cells are called glial cells. An astrocytoma is a type of the larger group of brain tumors called gliomas.

Astrocytoma may occur anywhere in the brain, but particularly the cerebrum in adults and the optic nerves in children.

To read more CLICK HERE.

CONTACT US

If you would like to speak to us about how you can become involved with our foundation, become a sponsored family, or just need general information, please submit the form below and one of our team members will contact you promptly.

FacebookTwitterPinterest