Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for glioblastoma

a fast-growing malignant brain tumor composed of spongioblasts

References in periodicals archive ?
The "Glioblastoma Multiforme Treatment Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2019-2024" report has been added to's offering.
The discovery suggests that bodily fluids like blood could be a simpler way to test for glioblastoma, rather than a biopsy, which is both invasive and painful for the patient as well as taking considerable time to get the results.
Tragically, glioblastoma has taken the lives of too many across the country, including those of our close former colleagues Sen.
Nathan Cantrell, from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, and colleagues used data from the National Cancer Database (from 2004 through 2009) to identify 48,652 cases of glioblastoma with histopathological confirmation.
Treatment methods for glioblastoma have indicated no significant improvement for the last 15 years and the company serves to meet this unmet need through the development of allosteric modulators of an enzyme called LSD1.
Biopharmaceutical company MetVital Inc said on Tuesday that it will proceed with its clinical investigation of 'Anhydrous Enol-Oxaloacetate' (AEO) as a potential treatment for patients with Glioblastoma Multiforme following the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval.
Also, Glioblastoma, known as glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), is the most aggressive cancer that begins within the brain.
The findings present an opportunity to find out if new therapeutic approaches can stop glioblastoma at its earliest stages of initial formation or recurrence.
Trial leader Dr Paul Mulholland said: "As clinicians we have had no new treatment options for patients with glioblastoma for well over a decade.
Team leader Patrick Hsieh said glioblastoma is one of the most common and aggressive brain cancers in the world and has a five-year survival rate of less than 10 percent due to fast tumor progression and the lack of an efficient method of getting chemotherapy medicine through the blood-brain barrier.
Although the patient with recurrent glioblastoma has multiple choices of therapy, the 5-year survival rate is still less than 5%, and the average survival time is less than 12 months.[1] Currently, there is no single second-line drug can have survival benefits.
In the last decade, significant advances have been made in Glioblastoma Multiforme treatment with the novel use of alternating electrical fields, also termed as tumour treating fields (TTFs).
has acquired all rights from the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation to OKN-007, an investigational drug for the treatment of glioblastoma, a deadly form of brain cancer.