Glioma

Common Name(s)

Glioma

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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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Condition Specific Organizations

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

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

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Glioma" returned 3403 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Comment on "Simulating Radiotherapy Effect in High-Grade Glioma by Using Diffusive Modeling and Brain Atlases".
 

Author(s): Giovanni Borasi, Alan E Nahum

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2015 ;2015():801057.

 

Last Updated: 13 Jan 2016

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Celecoxib and LLW-3-6 Reduce Survival of Human Glioma Cells Independently and Synergistically with Sulfasalazine.
 

Author(s): Tokunbo Yerokun, Leyte L Winfield

Journal: Anticancer Res.. 2015 Dec;35(12):6419-24.

 

Gliomas are among the most commonly diagnosed central nervous system tumors. Celecoxib has been utilized with success in the treatment of several types of cancer, including gliomas. The present study examined the antiproliferative effects of celecoxib and its benzimidazole-based analog, ...

Last Updated: 6 Dec 2015

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Interference on cytoplasmic polyadenylation element-binding proteins affects the invasion ability of glioma stem cells.
 

Author(s): H L Liu, J F Huo, Z J Liu, X B Chen

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Glioma stem cells derived from primary cultures were divided into an experiment group, a control group, and a blank group and subjected to cytoplasmic polyadenilation element-binding protein (CPEBs) interference, transfection with empty vector, and normal culture, respectively, to ...

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2015

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The terms "Glioma" returned 217 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

To what extent will 5-aminolevulinic acid change the face of malignant glioma surgery?
 

Author(s): Ricardo Díez Valle, Sonia Tejada Solis

Journal: CNS Oncol. 2015 ;4(4):265-72.

 

Glioma surgery is an essential part of glioma management; however, fully achieving the goal of surgery has been uncommon. The goal of surgery is 'maximal safe resection' with the accepted target for maximal being complete resection of the contrast-enhancing tumor. This ideal result ...

Last Updated: 14 Jul 2015

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Clinical Management of Seizures in Patients With Low-Grade Glioma.
 

Author(s): Anna F Piotrowski, Jaishri Blakeley

Journal: Semin Radiat Oncol. 2015 Jul;25(3):219-24.

 

Seizures, transient disruptions of normal brain electrical activity, are common for patients with low-grade glioma (LGG) and significantly affect quality of life. Up to 75% of patients with a LGG will have seizures in the course of their disease (compared with 1%-2% of the general ...

Last Updated: 8 Jun 2015

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Assessment methods and prevalence of cognitive dysfunction in patients with low-grade glioma: A systematic review.
 

Author(s): Ellen M P van Loon, Majanka H Heijenbrok-Kal, Wouter S van Loon, Martin J van den Bent, Arnaud J P E Vincent, Inge de Koning, Gerard M Ribbers

Journal: J Rehabil Med. 2015 Jun;47(6):481-8.

 

To systematically review the literature for studies on cognitive functioning in patients with low-grade glioma to evaluate assessment methods and prevalence of cognitive dysfunction.

Last Updated: 24 Jun 2015

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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A Phase I Study of Mebendazole for the Treatment of Pediatric Gliomas
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pilomyxoid Astrocytoma; Pilocytic Astrocytoma; Glioma, Astrocytic; Optic Nerve Glioma; Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma; Glioblastoma Multiforme; Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Gliosarcoma; Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma; DIPG; Low-grade Glioma; Brainstem Glioma

 

Last Updated: 14 Oct 2015

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Proton Radiation Therapy for Gliomas
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Low Grade Glioma; WHO Grade 3 Glioma With IDH1 Mutation; WHO Grade 3 Glioma With 1p/19q Codeletion

 

Last Updated: 13 Jan 2016

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Intraarterial Infusion Of Erbitux and Bevacizumab For Relapsed/Refractory Intracranial Glioma In Patients Under 22
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Glioblastoma Multiforme; Fibrillary Astrocytoma of Brain; Glioma of Brainstem; Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Pilomyxoid Astrocytoma; Mixed Oligodendroglioma-Astrocytoma; Brain Stem Glioma; Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma

 

Last Updated: 16 Mar 2016

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