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a tumor of the brain consisting of neuroglia

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Nobody, including us, has found any unequivocal influence of bcl-2 in survival of gliomas (Figure 3).
In this study, we did not find evidence that pesticides with reported estrogenic activities, such as DDT and alachlor, increase the risk of gliomas in women.
After a neurosurgeon removes a high-grade malignant glioma from the brain, up to eight small wafers, each of 18mm diameter, are implanted along the floor and walls of the cavity the tumour once occupied.
Given that there is no consistently effective treatment for gliomas, physicians will probably be eager to test such EAAT2 boosters on people with the tumors.
Although malignant gliomas grow rapidly, more than 90% of the malignant cells in a GBM are in G0 phase, or resting (Salcman, 1990), so that only a small portion of cells are susceptible to cell cycle-specific agents.
Nearly all of the patients with glioblastoma multiforme, which accounts for 10-30% of all intracranial tumors and 50-60% of all gliomas, die from the disease or its complications within two years of diagnosis.
Long-term immunosuppression was considered one of the likeliest causes of glioma development in these individuals.
Although glioma cells do not metastasize to other parts of the body, they do leave the tumor.
City of Hope was granted a $5,217,004 early translational research award by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to support the development of a T cell-based immunotherapy that re-directs a patient's own immune response against glioma stem cells.
Results from this study show a tolerable safety profile of MM-398 in patients with high-grade glioma when given intravenously.
In brain cancers, Oncolytics has held three previous clinical tests consisting gliomas, and has found that REOLYSIN can infect a variety of brain tumors when delivered intravenously.
Building on that work, Ho and others created an agarose hydrogel mold in which rat RG2-cell gliomas roughly 200 microns in diameter formed.
Elisabeth Cardis, leader of the Interphone Study, said an increased risk of brain tumours, known as gliomas, was seen in the 20 per cent of users with the highest exposure to radio-frequency emissions.
Gliomas in adults are the most common primary brain tumors and include a variety of histologic types.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology(TM) refer to the use of carmustine wafers as part of the treatment strategy for malignant gliomas.