What is it?

Gliomas are primary brain tumors that originates from glial cells. They may arise in the white matter of cerebral hemispheres in areas controlling movement, speech, thinking, and emotions but also in the brain stem which controls breathing, blood pressure, and heartbeat; they may also arise in the optic nerve and cerebellum and tend to infiltrate surrounding brain tissue.  

According to histological grade they are classified as low-grade (I and II), anaplastic (III) and glioblastomas (IV).  

Which are the symptoms?

Он связан с расположением опухоли; симптомы включают головную боль, судороги, тошноту и рвоту, нарушение поля зрения, проблемы с равновесием, нарушение речи, двигательный или сенсорный дефицит, постепенные изменения настроения или личности и потерю памяти. 

How is it treated?

Suggested procedures

Where do we treat it?

Within the San Donato Group, you can find Gliomas specialists at these departments:

Are you interested in receiving the treatment?

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