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 204 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pediatric Ependymoma: A Proteomics Perspective.
 

Author(s): George Th Tsangaris, Chrissa Papathanasiou, Panagiotis G Adamopoulos, Andreas Scorilas, Constantinos E Vorgias, Neofytos Prodromou, Foteini Tzortzatou Stathopoulou, Dimitrios J Stravopodis, Athanasios K Anagnostopoulos

Journal: Cancer Genomics Proteomics. ;14(2):127-136.

 

Proteomics based on high-resolution mass spectrometry (MS) is the tool of choice for the analysis of protein presence, modifications and interactions, with increasing emphasis on the examination of tumor tissues. Application of MS-based proteomics offers a detailed picture of tumor ...

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2017

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Medulloblastoma and ependymoma cells display increased levels of 5-carboxylcytosine and elevated TET1 expression.
 

Author(s): Ashley Ramsawhook, Lara Lewis, Beth Coyle, Alexey Ruzov

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Alteration of DNA methylation (5-methylcytosine, 5mC) patterns represents one of the causes of tumorigenesis and cancer progression. Tet proteins can oxidise 5mC to 5-hydroxymethylcytosine (5hmC), 5-formylcytosine and 5-carboxylcytosine (5caC). Although the roles of these oxidised ...

Last Updated: 23 Feb 2017

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Immunohistochemical features of giant cell ependymoma of the filum terminale with unusual clinical and radiological presentation.
 

Author(s): Fernando Candanedo-Gonzalez, Cindy Sharon Ortiz-Arce, Samuel Rosales-Perez, Ana Lilia Remirez-Castellanos, Candelaria Cordova-Uscanga, Armando Gamboa-Dominguez

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Giant cell ependymoma of the filum terminale is a rare variant, generally manifested as a well-circunscribed intradural mass with an indolent biological behavior.

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2017

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The terms "Ependymoma" returned 25 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: 21 Mar 2017

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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 Oct 2016

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An extraneural primary anaplastic ependymoma at the subcutaneous inguinal region: Report of a rare case.
 

Author(s): Hamide Sayar, Ayca Ersen, Neslihan Kurtul, Mehmet Fatih Yazar, Ozan Balakan

Journal: Indian J Pathol Microbiol. ;58(4):560-2.

 

Ependymomas commonly arise in the central nervous system. Extraneural presentation is quite rare. Herein, we describe a primary extraneural ependymoma in a young female. The mass was located in the right inguinal area. The cut surface of the 7.5 mm × 6.5 mm × 4.5 mm sized tumor ...

Last Updated: 9 Nov 2015

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Everolimus for Children With Recurrent or Progressive Ependymoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Recurrent Childhood Ependymoma

 

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2016

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ependymoma

 

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2017

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