Cancer (oncology)

Timoma in adults and children

Among quite rare neoplasms, specialists distinguish thymoma, which is a tumor of the epithelial tissue of the thymus - one of the main lymphoid-glandular organs of the immune system.

Medications for brain astrocytoma

Chemotherapy for astrocytoma of the brain must be distinguished from concomitant symptomatic therapy. CNS tumors, as they grow, disrupt the circulation of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain, which becomes the cause of the hypertensive-hydrocephalic syndrome.

Treatment of astrocytomas of the brain and spinal cord

There are official specially developed protocols for the diagnosis and treatment of astrocytomas of one of the glial tumors, and the recommended regimens for the treatment of certain types of tumors, taking into account their degree of malignancy.

Diagnosis of brain astrocytoma

The problem of timely diagnosis and effective treatment of brain tumors is complicated by the late treatment of patients for help. How many rush to the doctor with a headache, especially if the symptom appeared not so long ago?

Brain astrocytoma: consequences, complications, prognosis

Brain astrocytoma is one of the common tumors of the head or spine. Since this neoplasm appears in the brain (from its own cells), the main controlling organ, it cannot but affect the patient’s quality of life.

Astrocytoma during pregnancy

Astrocytoma, especially its malignant variants, is more often diagnosed in male patients of middle and older age. But more often - it does not always mean. There are cases of disease in women. 

Astrocytoma in children

As a more likely factor, hereditary predisposition remains, but it does not explain why brain astrocytomas are not diagnosed in the prenatal and early postnatal period. One gets the impression that this is an acquired pathology, but what, in that case, starts the process?

Symptoms and types of astrocytomas of the brain

Brain astrocytoma is a tumor that cannot be seen with the naked eye. However, tumor growth does not pass without a trace, because squeezing nearby tissues and structures impairs their functioning, the tumor destroys healthy tissues, and can affect the blood supply and nutrition of the brain.

Causes and pathogenesis of brain astrocytoma

Astrocytoma, by its nature, refers to tumor processes that develop from brain cells. But not all cells are involved in the formation of a tumor, but only those that perform an auxiliary function.

Myxoma of the heart and soft tissue

For the heterogeneous group of primary neoplasms of soft tissues in the form of benign mesenchymal tumors, there is such a definition as myxoma.