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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National Brain Tumor Society

National Brain Tumor Society is fiercely committed to finding better treatments, and ultimately a cure, for people living with a brain tumor today and anyone who will be diagnosed tomorrow. This means effecting change in the system at all levels. It’s time to build on progress and transform tomorrow, today.

Last Updated: 21 Nov 2014

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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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National Brain Tumor Society

National Brain Tumor Society is fiercely committed to finding better treatments, and ultimately a cure, for people living with a brain tumor today and anyone who will be diagnosed tomorrow. This means effecting change in the system at all levels. It’s time to build on progress and transform tomorrow, today.

http://braintumor.org/

Last Updated: 21 Nov 2014

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Ependymoma" returned 210 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Lumbosciatica revealing intramedullary ependymoma].
 

Author(s): Zeineb Alaya, Walid Osman

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Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Integrating Tenascin-C protein expression and 1q25 copy number status in pediatric intracranial ependymoma prognostication: A new model for risk stratification.
 

Author(s): Felipe Andreiuolo, Gwénaël Le Teuff, Mohamed Amine Bayar, John-Paul Kilday, Torsten Pietsch, André O von Bueren, Hendrik Witt, Andrey Korshunov, Piergiorgio Modena, Stefan M Pfister, Mélanie Pagès, David Castel, Felice Giangaspero, Leila Chimelli, Pascale Varlet, Stefan Rutkowski, Didier Frappaz, Maura Massimino, Richard Grundy, Jacques Grill,

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Despite multimodal therapy, prognosis of pediatric intracranial ependymomas remains poor with a 5-year survival rate below 70% and frequent late deaths.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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p16 Loss and E2F/cell cycle deregulation in infant posterior fossa ependymoma.
 

Author(s): Seth C Lummus, Andrew M Donson, Katherine Gowan, Kenneth L Jones, Rajeev Vibhakar, Nicholas K Foreman, B K Kleinschmidt-DeMasters

Journal: Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Dec;64(12):.

 

Posterior fossa (PF) ependymomas (EPNs) in infants less than 1 year of age (iEPN-PF) have a poorer clinical outcome than EPNs in older children. While radiation therapy is the standard of care for the latter, it is withheld in infants to avoid neurotoxicity to immature brain. It is ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Ependymoma" returned 24 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cerebellar ependymoma with overlapping features of clear-cell and tanycytic variants mimicking hemangioblastoma: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Xiu-Peng Zhang, Yang Liu, Di Zhang, Qin Zheng, Chen Wang, Liang Wang, Qing-Chang Li, Xue-Shan Qiu, En-Hua Wang

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Imaging and histology of clear-cell ependymoma and cerebellum-based hemangioblastoma are similar; distinguishing between them is a diagnostic challenge.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The current consensus on the clinical management of intracranial ependymoma and its distinct molecular variants.
 

Author(s): Kristian W Pajtler, Stephen C Mack, Vijay Ramaswamy, Christian A Smith, Hendrik Witt, Amy Smith, Jordan R Hansford, Katja von Hoff, Karen D Wright, Eugene Hwang, Didier Frappaz, Yonehiro Kanemura, Maura Massimino, Cécile Faure-Conter, Piergiorgio Modena, Uri Tabori, Katherine E Warren, Eric C Holland, Koichi Ichimura, Felice Giangaspero, David Castel, Andreas von Deimling, Marcel Kool, Peter B Dirks, Richard G Grundy, Nicholas K Foreman, Amar Gajjar, Andrey Korshunov, Jonathan Finlay, Richard J Gilbertson, David W Ellison, Kenneth D Aldape, Thomas E Merchant, Eric Bouffet, Stefan M Pfister, Michael D Taylor

Journal: Acta Neuropathol.. 2017 Jan;133(1):5-12.

 

Multiple independent genomic profiling efforts have recently identified clinically and molecularly distinct subgroups of ependymoma arising from all three anatomic compartments of the central nervous system (supratentorial brain, posterior fossa, and spinal cord). These advances motivated ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Mount Fuji sign in postoperative period after surgery for ependymoma of the third ventricle (V3): case report and review of the literature].
 

Author(s): Abderrahmane Boumadiane, Ali Derkaoui, Abdelkarim Shimi, Mohamed Khatouf

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Mount Fuji sign also known as compressive pneumocephalus is a redoubtable postoperative neurosurgical complication. We report the clinical case of a 10 months-old patient, hospitalized in reanimation for postoperative management following surgery for ependymoma of the third ventricle. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Everolimus for Children With Recurrent or Progressive Ependymoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Recurrent Childhood Ependymoma

 

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2018

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A Trial of Surgery and Fractionated Re-Irradiation for Recurrent Ependymoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ependymoma

 

Last Updated: 12 Sep 2017

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