Astrocytomas can occur anywhere in the brain but are most commonly located in the cerebrum, the largest part of the brain
This type of tumor comes from astrocytes, star-shaped cells,
Cells of Grade 2 tumors grow relatively slowly but there is a change in the tumor at this point. Grade 2 is usually considered “pre-cancerous,” cells may begin to invade the other normal tissue, and if surgically removed, may return as a higher grade tumor.
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