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glioma

[glī′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A malignant tumor derived from the supporting tissue of the central nervous system.
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Patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma and methylated MGMT gene promoter status did not live significantly longer when treated with cilengitide plus chemoradiotherapy
Just two changes to cancer-related genes in some adult brain cells are enough to spur the genesis of glioblastomas, Inder Verma, a molecular biologist at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, Calif.
The only thing that has been proven to work for glioblastoma throughout history is surgery," Quinones-Hinojosa says.
Case 5: Subependymal spread of glioblastoma multiforme
El tipo de glioblastoma mas frecuente es el secundario.
This computer model, developed by using the REFS(TM) platform, is expected to unravel the complex genetic circuitry underlying glioblastoma and reveal novel drug targets and markers of response.
The researchers identified the genetic mutation after sequencing the DNA from 22 human glioblastoma samples.
When labeled glioblastoma exosomes were cultured with normal cells, tumor RNA was delivered into the normal cells and translated into proteins.
Glioblastoma multiforme is the most deadly of all intracranial tumors.
Earlier trials of temozolomide as a monotherapy for glioblastoma showed a tumor response rate of about 35%, but no overall improvement in survival.
Glioblastoma multiforme is the most malignant tumor in the central nervous system and is known for its highly migratory and invasive behavior, according to the team.
To test gene therapy using stem cells rather than viruses, lead investigator Gaetano Finocchiaro and his team injected the genetically modified neural stem cells into mice that had a type of brain tumor similar to human glioblastoma.