What is the role of lab studies in the workup of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM)?

Updated: Jul 01, 2019
  • Author: Jeffrey N Bruce, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert H Engelhard, III, MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS  more...
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Currently, no specific laboratory studies are helpful in making a diagnosis of glioblastoma.

Response to adjuvant therapy may be predicted based on the tumor's genetics.


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