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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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.

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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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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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Pituitary ependymoma: Report of a rare case with an insight into the histogenesis.
 

Author(s): Vengalathur Ganesan Ramesh, Kavindapadi Veerasamy Karthikeyan, Shyamala Rajaraman, Ramesh Rao

Journal: Neurol India. ;61(5):545-6.

 

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2013

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The terms "Ependymoma" returned 13 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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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 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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18F-DOPA-PET in Planning Surgery in Patients With Gliomas
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acoustic Schwannoma; Adult Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Adult Anaplastic Ependymoma; Adult Anaplastic Meningioma; Adult Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma; Adult Brain Stem Glioma; Adult Choroid Plexus Tumor; Adult Craniopharyngioma; Adult Diffuse Astrocytoma; Adult Ependymoblastoma; Adult Ependymoma; Adult Giant Cell Glioblastoma; Adult Glioblastoma; Adult Gliosarcoma; Adult Grade I Meningioma; Adult Grade II Meningioma; Adult Medulloblastoma; Adult Meningeal Hemangiopericytoma; Adult Mixed Glioma; Adult Myxopapillary Ependymoma; Adult Oligodendroglioma; Adult Papillary Meningioma; Adult Pilocytic Astrocytoma; Adult Pineal Gland Astrocytoma; Adult Pineoblastoma; Adult Pineocytoma; Adult Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma; Adult Subependymoma; Childhood Choroid Plexus Tumor; Childhood Craniopharyngioma; Childhood Ependymoblastoma; Childhood Grade I Meningioma; Childhood Grade II Meningioma; Childhood Grade III Meningioma; Childhood High-grade Cerebellar Astrocytoma; Childhood High-grade Cerebral Astrocytoma; Childhood Infratentorial Ependymoma; Childhood Low-grade Cerebellar Astrocytoma; Childhood Low-grade Cerebral Astrocytoma; Childhood Medulloepithelioma; Childhood Mixed Glioma; Childhood Supratentorial Ependymoma; Meningeal Melanocytoma; Newly Diagnosed Childhood Ependymoma; Recurrent Adult Brain Tumor; Recurrent Childhood Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma; Recurrent Childhood Brain Stem Glioma; Recurrent Childhood Cerebellar Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Cerebral Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Diffuse Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Ependymoma; Recurrent Childhood Fibrillary Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Gemistocytic Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Giant Cell Glioblastoma; Recurrent Childhood Glioblastoma; Recurrent Childhood Gliomatosis Cerebri; Recurrent Childhood Gliosarcoma; Recurrent Childhood Medulloblastoma; Recurrent Childhood Oligoastrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Oligodendroglioma; Recurrent Childhood Pilocytic Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Pilomyxoid Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Pineoblastoma; Recurrent Childhood Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Protoplasmic Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Supratentorial Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor; Recurrent Childhood Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma; Recurrent Childhood Visual Pathway Glioma; Untreated Childhood Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma; Untreated Childhood Brain Stem Glioma; Untreated Childhood Diffuse Astrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Fibrillary Astrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Gemistocytic Astrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Giant Cell Glioblastoma; Untreated Childhood Glioblastoma; Untreated Childhood Gliomatosis Cerebri; Untreated Childhood Gliosarcoma; Untreated Childhood Medulloblastoma; Untreated Childhood Oligoastrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Oligodendroglioma; Untreated Childhood Pilocytic Astrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Pilomyxoid Astrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Pineoblastoma; Untreated Childhood Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Protoplasmic Astrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Supratentorial Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor; Untreated Childhood Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma; Untreated Childhood Visual Pathway Glioma

 

Last Updated: 22 Jan 2014

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