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.

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Last Updated: 21 Nov 2014

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Scientific Literature

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Glioma" returned 2763 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Rare case of optic pathway glioma with extensive intra-ocular involvement in a child with neurofibromatosis type 1.
 

Author(s): Vasudha Gupta, Kourosh Sabri, Kaitlyn F Whelan, Virginia Viscardi

Journal: Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol. ;22(1):117-8.

 

We present a case of a 3-year-old girl with a positive family history of neurofibromatosis type-1 (NF1) presented with best corrected visual acuity of 20/40 in the right eye and <20/400 in the left eye. External ocular examination revealed left eye proptosis of 3 mm, grade II left ...

Last Updated: 27 Jan 2015

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BRAF overexpression induces rampant glioma proliferation independent of phospho-EGFR expression.
 

Author(s): Mei Li, Minghai Wei, Zhenfu Jiang, Hong Wei, Weipeng Lu, Wei Dou, Shen Lu

Journal: Adv Clin Exp Med. ;23(6):893-9.

 

The prognosis for gliomas is still dismal when treated with traditional approaches. Molecular targeted therapy has become a trend in treating tumors, including gliomas. However, molecular characteristics vary among different kinds of tumors and ethnic groups.

Last Updated: 27 Jan 2015

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Primary central nervous system histiocytic sarcoma mimicking glioma.
 

Author(s): Jiwei Bai, Guang Li, Mi Shen, Dali Sui, Song Lin

Journal: Neurol India. ;62(6):684-5.

 

Last Updated: 16 Jan 2015

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The terms "Glioma" returned 176 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Glial progenitors as targets for transformation in glioma.
 

Author(s): Shirin Ilkanizadeh, Jasmine Lau, Miller Huang, Daniel J Foster, Robyn Wong, Aaron Frantz, Susan Wang, William A Weiss, Anders I Persson

Journal: Adv. Cancer Res.. 2014 ;121():1-65.

 

Glioma is the most common primary malignant brain tumor and arises throughout the central nervous system. Recent focus on stem-like glioma cells has implicated neural stem cells (NSCs), a minor precursor population restricted to germinal zones, as a potential source of gliomas. In ...

Last Updated: 3 Jun 2014

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BMPs as therapeutic targets and biomarkers in astrocytic glioma.
 

Author(s): Pilar González-Gómez, Nilson Praia Anselmo, Helena Mira

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2014 ;2014():549742.

 

Astrocytic glioma is the most common brain tumor. The glioma initiating cell (GIC) fraction of the tumor is considered as highly chemoresistant, suggesting that GICs are responsible for glioma relapse. A potential treatment for glioma is to induce differentiation of GICs to a more ...

Last Updated: 30 May 2014

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Glioma virus therapies between bench and bedside.
 

Author(s): Johanna K Kaufmann, E Antonio Chiocca

Journal: Neuro-oncology. 2014 Mar;16(3):334-51.

 

Despite extensive research, current glioma therapies are still unsatisfactory, and novel approaches are pressingly needed. In recent years, both nonreplicative viral vectors and replicating oncolytic viruses have been developed for brain cancer treatment, and the mechanistic background ...

Last Updated: 13 Feb 2014

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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

 

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2015

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18F-DOPA-PET in Planning Surgery in Patients With Gliomas
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acoustic Schwannoma; Adult Anaplastic (Malignant) Meningioma; Adult Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Adult Anaplastic Ependymoma; Adult Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma; Adult Brain Stem Glioma; Adult Choroid Plexus Neoplasm; 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 Mixed Glioma; Adult Myxopapillary Ependymoma; Adult Oligodendroglioma; Adult Papillary Meningioma; Adult Pilocytic Astrocytoma; Adult Pineal Gland Astrocytoma; Adult Pineoblastoma; Adult Pineocytoma; Adult Primary Melanocytic Lesion of Meninges; Adult Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma; Adult Subependymoma; Childhood Cerebellar Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Childhood Cerebellar Astrocytoma; Childhood Cerebral Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Childhood Cerebral Astrocytoma; Childhood Choroid Plexus Neoplasm; Childhood Craniopharyngioma; Childhood Ependymoblastoma; Childhood Grade I Meningioma; Childhood Grade II Meningioma; Childhood Grade III Meningioma; Childhood Infratentorial Ependymoma; Childhood Mixed Glioma; Childhood Supratentorial Ependymoma; Malignant Adult Intracranial Hemangiopericytoma; Medulloepithelioma; Newly Diagnosed Childhood Ependymoma; Recurrent Adult Brain Neoplasm; 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 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 Glioma

 

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2014

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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: 17 Apr 2015

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