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Making up 80 per-cent of all brain tumours in adults, gliomas such as glioblastoma (GBM) are the most common and aggressive form of brain cancer. Killing more people under forty than any other cancer, a quarter of a million people die every year from these tumours – despite current treatment options the average survival for a GBM is only 14-15 months after diagnosis
The Alfred Heart and Lung Transplant team see the daily battles and the extraordinary journeys all our transplant patients face. Professor Andrew Taylor and Janelle McLean from this team, are by these patient’s side from their very first admission to their final follow up appointment.