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 3475 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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[Diagnostic Value of Combining Permeability with T1 Perfusion Parameters in Quantitative Dynamic Contrast-enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Glioma Grading].
 

Author(s): Sheng-jie Sun, Hai-feng Qian, Feng-qi Li, Zhang-yu Li, Xiao Wu

Journal: Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao. 2015 Dec;37(6):674-80.

 

OBJECTIVE To investigate the diagnostic value of combining permeability with T1 perfusion parameters in quantitative dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) in glioma grading.

Last Updated: 4 Jan 2016

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PI3 kinase mutations and mutational load as poor prognostic markers in diffuse glioma patients.
 

Author(s): Kaspar Draaisma, Maarten M J Wijnenga, Bas Weenink, Ya Gao, Marcel Smid, P Robe, Martin J van den Bent, Pim J French

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Recent advances in molecular diagnostics allow diffuse gliomas to be classified based on their genetic changes into distinct prognostic subtypes. However, a systematic analysis of all molecular markers has thus far not been performed; most classification schemes use a predefined and ...

Last Updated: 24 Dec 2015

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The terms "Glioma" returned 225 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Smoking and Glioma Risk: Evidence From a Meta-Analysis of 25 Observational Studies.
 

Author(s): Chuan Shao, Wei Zhao, Zhenyu Qi, Jiaquan He

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Jan;95(2):e2447.

 

To systematically assess the relationship between smoking and glioma risk.A dose-response meta-analysis of case-control and cohort studies was performed. Pertinent studies were identified by searching database and reference lists. Random-effects model was employed to pool the estimates ...

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2016

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An Overview of Alternating Electric Fields Therapy (NovoTTF Therapy) for the Treatment of Malignant Glioma.
 

Author(s): Kenneth D Swanson, Edwin Lok, Eric T Wong

Journal: Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2016 Jan;16(1):8.

 

As with many cancer treatments, tumor treating fields (TTFields) target rapidly dividing tumor cells. During mitosis, TTFields-exposed cells exhibit uncontrolled membrane blebbing at the onset of anaphase, resulting in aberrant mitotic exit. Based on these criteria, at least two protein ...

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2016

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Overview of current immunotherapeutic strategies for glioma.
 

Author(s): Anda-Alexandra Calinescu, Neha Kamran, Gregory Baker, Yohei Mineharu, Pedro Ricardo Lowenstein, Maria Graciela Castro

Journal: Immunotherapy. 2015 ;7(10):1073-104.

 

In the last decade, numerous studies of immunotherapy for malignant glioma (glioblastoma multiforme) have brought new knowledge and new hope for improving the prognosis of this incurable disease. Some clinical trials have reached Phase III, following positive outcomes in Phase I and ...

Last Updated: 25 Nov 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: 9 Jun 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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