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Treatment of anaplastic oligoastrocytoma depends on the size and location of the tumor. If possible, treatment begins with surgery to remove as much of the tumor as possible. Chemotherapy or radiation therapy may be needed following surgery to destroy any remaining cancer cells.
Last updated: 10/8/2012
- National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Central Nervous System Cancers. NCCN Clinical Practics Guidelines in Oncology. 2012; http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/cns.pdf. Accessed 10/4/2012.
- Finding Treatment Information - A video developed by GARD Information Specialists that explains how you can find information about treatment for a rare disease.
- ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Anaplastic oligoastrocytoma. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.