oligodendroglioma


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oligodendroglioma

[‚äl·ə·gō·den‚dräg·lē′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A slowly growing, large, well-defined cerebral glioma, composed of small cells with richly chromatic nuclei and scanty, poorly staining cytoplasm.
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It also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development for Oligodendroglioma and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
Oligodendrogliomas are unusual among brain tumors because they often respond to chemotherapy drugs.
J o a n n i e d o e s n o t know how long she has left to live, with survival rates for an oligodendroglioma varying from a few years upwards.
A review of the Oligodendroglioma products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources.
Run entirely by volunteers, Astrofund aims to find a cure for low-grade Astrocytoma, oligodendroglioma, oligoastrocytoma and ependymoma brain tumours.
Washington, August 5 (ANI): A comprehensive map of genetic mutations occurring in the second-most common form of brain cancer, oligodendroglioma, appears to reveal the biological cause of the tumors, scientists say.
Support: Paul's operation was a success and part of the tumour was removed, having been classified as a grade two oligodendroglioma.
Joannie does not know how long she has left to live, with survival rates for an oligodendroglioma varying from a few years upwards.
Akin to the situation with central neurocytoma, oligodendroglioma and clear cell ependymoma enter into the differential diagnosis of cerebellar liponeurocytoma.
The bad news was the tumour, known as an oligodendroglioma, was inoperable - it was deep in the brain and removing it would be too dangerous, so all doctors could do was monitor it.
They found that the drug was effective against oligodendroglioma cells and normal glial progenitor cells, and much less effective against either brain stem cells or other brain tumors called astrocytomas.