glioma

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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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suffering from pontine glioma have had to wait while the treatment--because it is Cuban--secures licensing specific to U.
Phase III trial in first line pediatric pontine glioma in the coming months.
to complete enrollment in its Phase III trial in pediatric pontine glioma in
the "Foundation") is a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation established by Mikey's family to finance medical research for pediatric brain tumors, including Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma ("DIPG") pediatric brainstem tumors.
Efforts to understand the genetic changes underlying a brainstem tumor called diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) found that a startling 78 percent of the tumors carried changes in two genes not previously tied to cancer.
evaluable patients with pontine glioma, five demonstrated clinical benefit at
with pontine glioma (diffuse intrinsic brain stem glioma) - a form of the
Keller and cc-TD is due to their dedication in researching childhood cancers that are more difficult to treat and that have much lower rates of survival - cancers like Rhabdomyosarcoma and Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas (or DIPG)," said Kim Jostad.
1) In a review of 426 tumors of the CPA and IAM, Kohan et al reported their order of occurrence as follows: epidermoid tumors, lipomas, arachnoid cysts, facial neuromas, choroid plexus papillomas, metastatic pulmonary adenocarcinomas, vascular tumors, lymphomas, neuroblastomas, cholesterol cysts, pontine gliomas, and angioleiomyomas.
NCT01222754 ("A Phase I Trial of Lenalidomide and Radiotherapy in children with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas and High-Grade Gliomas")
diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas in children and adolescents" (Abstract
for the treatment of newly diagnosed diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas in