glioblastoma


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Synonyms for glioblastoma

a fast-growing malignant brain tumor composed of spongioblasts

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The clinical trial program for cilengitide includes a companion diagnostic biomarker test, PredictMDx for Glioblastoma, produced by MDx Health, which identified the methylation status of the MGMT gene in patients.
Verma's team infected a small number of brain cells in mice with viruses carrying genes that reproduce alterations found in patients with glioblastoma.
For the study, Quinones-Hinojosa and his team reviewed the records of 578 patients who underwent surgery to remove a glioblastoma between 1997 and 2007 at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Glioblastoma multiforme demonstrates a high degree of heterogeneity in both its pathological and radiological appearance.
Scherer [2] fue el primero en clasificar, en 1940, el glioblastoma multiforme en tumor primario o secundario.
There continues to be an urgent need for a more efficient translation of research into improved treatments for glioblastoma patients," said Dr.
Glioblastoma patients whose cancers carry the mutation IHD1 are 20 years younger, on average, than those who do not carry the mutation.
The current investigation is believed to be the first to carefully analyze the contents of exosomes shed from glioblastoma cells and to characterize their genetic content.
The study found patients whose immediate relatives suffered from glioblastomas had twice the normal risk of developing the same kind of tumour.
In an earlier small-scale study, the therapy more than doubled survival for glioblastoma patients.
The European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) 26981 protocol, which involved 85 centers in 14 countries, randomized 573 patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme to daily focal radiation alone (30 X 200 cGy) or the same radiation protocol plus oral temozolomide, 75 mg/[m.
Glioblastoma is the most common primary brain tumor and one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer, primarily effecting adults over the age of 50.
The following tumors were evaluated by these techniques: meningioma, astrocytoma, glioblastoma multiforme, neuroblastoma, ganglioneuroblastoma, neurofibromatosis, paranganglioma, schwannoma, and phaeochromocytoma.
The team, led by Shogo Ishiuchi, a teaching assistant at Gunma University's Department of Neurosurgery, examined the role of calcium-permeable glutamate receptors on cells of glioblastoma and found that making them calcium-impermeable inhibited tumor cell migration, according to the study.
Traditional treatment with chemotherapy and radiation rarely is effective in glioblastoma and also can cause considerable neurologic damage.