Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Oligodendroglioma Outlook

What to expect with oligodendroglioma:

  • Some oligodendrogliomas grow slowly, while others grow quickly.
  • The outcome depends on the size and location of the cancer, as well as the age and health of the person.
  • About 75 percent of those with oligodendroglioma survive longer than 5 years.

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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Oligodendroglioma References
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