Ependymoma

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Ependymoma

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Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure

Our Mission: to invest in research aimed at finding the fastest possible route to a cure. We are focused on speeding the pace of research that will lead to new brain tumor therapies and, ultimately, a cure. We take an aggressive, venture funding approach not typically seen in the nonprofit sector. We have an enterprising attitude, we promote scientific collaboration and we're committed to measurable results.

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Ependymoma" for support, advocacy or research.

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure

Our Mission: to invest in research aimed at finding the fastest possible route to a cure. We are focused on speeding the pace of research that will lead to new brain tumor therapies and, ultimately, a cure. We take an aggressive, venture funding approach not typically seen in the nonprofit sector. We have an enterprising attitude, we promote scientific collaboration and we're committed to measurable results.

http://www.abc2.org

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Ependymoma" returned 134 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

intraventricular tanycytic ependymoma: an uncommon fibrillary variant.
 

Author(s): Saumya Shukla, Kiran Preet Malhotra, Namrata Punit Awasthi, Nuzhat Husain, Sunil Kumar Singh

Journal: Neurol India. ;62(2):200-1.

 

Last Updated: 14 May 2014

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Pediatric supratentorial cortical tanycytic ependymoma associated with absence seizures.
 

Author(s): Atsushi Kambe, Masamichi Kurosaki, Takashi Watanabe, Yoichi Nakazato

Journal: Clin. Neuropathol.. ;33(4):308-10.

 

Last Updated: 2 Jul 2014

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C11orf95-RELA fusions drive oncogenic NF-κB signalling in ependymoma.
 

Author(s): Matthew Parker, Kumarasamypet M Mohankumar, Chandanamali Punchihewa, Ricardo Weinlich, James D Dalton, Yongjin Li, Ryan Lee, Ruth G Tatevossian, Timothy N Phoenix, Radhika Thiruvenkatam, Elsie White, Bo Tang, Wilda Orisme, Kirti Gupta, Michael Rusch, Xiang Chen, Yuxin Li, Panduka Nagahawhatte, Erin Hedlund, David Finkelstein, Gang Wu, Sheila Shurtleff, John Easton, Kristy Boggs, Donald Yergeau, Bhavin Vadodaria, Heather L Mulder, Jared Becksfort, Jared Becksford, Pankaj Gupta, Robert Huether, Jing Ma, Guangchun Song, Amar Gajjar, Thomas Merchant, Frederick Boop, Amy A Smith, Li Ding, Charles Lu, Kerri Ochoa, David Zhao, Robert S Fulton, Lucinda L Fulton, Elaine R Mardis, Richard K Wilson, James R Downing, Douglas R Green, Jinghui Zhang, David W Ellison, Richard J Gilbertson

Journal: Nature. 2014 Feb;506(7489):451-5.

 

Members of the nuclear factor-κB (NF-κB) family of transcriptional regulators are central mediators of the cellular inflammatory response. Although constitutive NF-κB signalling is present in most human tumours, mutations in pathway members are rare, complicating efforts to understand ...

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2014

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The terms "Ependymoma" returned 14 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Ependymoma: Unusual differential for a totally extramedullary intraspinal tumor.
 

Author(s): Lars Gardner, Manish K Kasliwal, Nicholas Hempeck, Manuel Utset, Yogesh N Gandhi

Journal: Neurol India. ;61(6):687-90.

 

Last Updated: 20 Jan 2014

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Giant cell ependymoma-report of three cases and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Jian Yi Li, Jose I Lopez, Suzanne Z Powell, Stephen W Coons, Gregory N Fuller

Journal: Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2012 ;5(5):458-62.

 

Ependymomas constitute the most common type of primary spinal cord tumors, and are subclassified as myxopapillary ependymoma, classic ependymoma, and anaplastic ependymoma. Ependymomas can be further subclassified based on morphologic phenotype: cellular, papillary, tanycytic, clear ...

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2012

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Molecular genetics of ependymoma.
 

Author(s): Yuan Yao, Stephen C Mack, Michael D Taylor

Journal: Chin J Cancer. 2011 Oct;30(10):669-81.

 

Brain tumors are the leading cause of cancer death in children, with ependymoma being the third most common and posing a significant clinical burden. Its mechanism of pathogenesis, reliable prognostic indicators, and effective treatments other than surgical resection have all remained ...

Last Updated: 30 Sep 2011

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Carboplatin and Bevacizumab for Recurrent Ependymoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Brain Tumor; Spinal Tumor; Glial Tumour of Brain; Ependymal Tumour of Brain; Spinal Cord Ependymoma; Anaplastic Ependymoma

 

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2014

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Maintenance Chemotherapy or Observation Following Induction Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy in Treating Younger Patients With Newly Diagnosed Ependymoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Childhood Infratentorial Ependymoma; Childhood Supratentorial Ependymoma; Newly Diagnosed Childhood Ependymoma

 

Last Updated: 6 Aug 2014

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Carboplatin as a Radiosensitizer in Treating Childhood Ependymoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ependymoma

 

Last Updated: 21 Jun 2011

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