BY Lauren Rose

Glioma and glioblastoma might sound similar, but there are differences between these two types of brain tumor diagnoses.

Here, neuro-oncologist Ashley Aaroe, M.D., explains the distinctions between glioma and glioblastoma – and shares insights on their diagnoses and treatments.

Glioblastoma is a type of glioma

A glioma is one of the most common categories of primary brain tumor. Glioblastoma is a type of glioma.

Infographic of medical workers around an illustration of a brain