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Study: Genomic profiling could help identify effective treatments for pediatric gliomas - News-Medical.net



Study: Genomic profiling could help identify effective treatments for pediatric gliomas 
News-Medical.net
The largest genomic profiling study ever conducted into a type of brain tumor known as glioma in children has identified genetic alterations in 96% of cases. As reported in The Oncologist, this genetic information could help to identify the most ...

 


Pediatric Glioma Splintered Into Distinct Subgroups by Molecular Meta-Analysis - GenomeWeb



Pediatric Glioma Splintered Into Distinct Subgroups by Molecular Meta-Analysis 
GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) ? A new meta-analysis of pediatric gliomas suggests the childhood brain tumors fall into several distinct subgroups with varying prognoses and prevalence in younger or older individuals. "We found that tumours that have ...

 


Brain cancer growth halted by absence of protein - Stanford Medical Center Report



Stanford Medical Center Report
 
Brain cancer growth halted by absence of protein 
Stanford Medical Center Report
High-grade gliomas are a group of deadly brain tumors that include adult glioblastoma, the brain cancer now affecting U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona; anaplastic oligodendroglioma; pediatric glioblastoma; and a pediatric tumor called diffuse intrinsic ...
Researchers hit the brakes on lethal brain cancers in mice | National ... National Institutes of Health (press release)
Brain cancer growth halted by absence of protein, study finds Medical Xpress
Lack of one signaling protein curtails brain tumor growth, Stanford ... Scope (blog)

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'Druggable' protein could halt deadly brain cancers, if only for a few months - San Francisco Business Times



San Francisco Business Times
 
'Druggable' protein could halt deadly brain cancers, if only for a few months 
San Francisco Business Times
The findings from the lab of Michelle Monje, an assistant professor of neurology and pediatric neuro oncologist at Stanford, offer a glimmer of hope for patients with particularly nefarious brain tumors, known as high-grade gliomas. Those cancers seize ...

 


Combo of MRI, PET-CT often needed for accurate assessment of gliomas - Health Imaging



Health Imaging
 
Combo of MRI, PET-CT often needed for accurate assessment of gliomas 
Health Imaging
PET-CT with any of various radiotracers is better than conventional MRI at showing the boundaries and necrotic tissue of brain tumors and other gliomas. However, MRI is better than any flavor of PET-CT at showing the tumors' basic anatomical structure, ...

 


Biology of childhood brain tumor subtypes offers clues to precision ... - Medical Xpress



Biology of childhood brain tumor subtypes offers clues to precision ... 
Medical Xpress
Researchers investigating pediatric low-grade gliomas (PLGG), the most common type of brain tumor in children, have discovered key biological differences in ...

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In the Clinic ? Anaplastic Glioma: Significant Survival Benefit Reported with Adjuvant Temozolomide in Patients with ... - LWW Journals



In the Clinic ? Anaplastic Glioma: Significant Survival Benefit Reported with Adjuvant Temozolomide in Patients with ... 
LWW Journals
Adjuvant temozolomide chemotherapy following radiotherapy significantly improved survival for patients with newly diagnosed 1p/19q non-co-deleted anaplastic glioma and should comprise the standard of care, the findings of a large international study ...

 


Scientists stop brain cancers' growth by suppressing signal molecule - The Stanford Daily



The Stanford Daily
 
Scientists stop brain cancers' growth by suppressing signal molecule 
The Stanford Daily
The study, published online earlier this month in Nature, showed that, when the signal of the molecule neuroligin-3 is disrupted, human brain cancers called high-grade gliomas do not spread in mice. According to Michelle Monje MD '02, PhD '04 ...

 


Comprehensive Analysis on Optic Nerve Glioma Market: Valuation 350 Million by 2023, At CAGR of ~ 3.2 % - Digital Journal



Comprehensive Analysis on Optic Nerve Glioma Market: Valuation 350 Million by 2023, At CAGR of ~ 3.2 % 
Digital Journal
Optic nerve glioma or optic glioma or juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma are types of brain tumour primarily affecting the optic nerve cells. Optic nerve gliomas are slow growing, rare and mostly found in children. Its occurrence in individuals over age 20 ...

 


Ziopharm Oncology (ZIOP) Does First Patient in New Phase 1 Study of Ad-RTS-hIL-12 plus Veledimex for Treatment of ... - StreetInsider.com



Ziopharm Oncology (ZIOP) Does First Patient in New Phase 1 Study of Ad-RTS-hIL-12 plus Veledimex for Treatment of ... 
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?Pediatric gliomas are a devastating diagnosis for children and families, and DIPG, specifically, while rare, is extremely aggressive and always a fatal disease with no viable treatment options,? said Stewart Goldman, M.D., Division Head Hematology ...

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