Oligodendroglioma | Diagnosis & Treatment

How are oligodendroglioma diagnosed?

It is important to consult a physician for a formal diagnosis. Possible diagnostic procedures for an oligodendroglioma may include:

What are the treatment options for oligodendroglioma?

Your child’s physician will determine a specific course of treatment based on several factors. Some therapies will treat the tumor while others are intended to address complications of the disease or side effects of treatment. These treatments include neurosurgery or radiation therapy

Surgery and radiation therapy may be used alone or in combination. While there can be side effects related to the tumor itself or its treatment, knowing what these side effects are can help and, in some cases, prevent these symptoms from occurring.