Gliosarcoma

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Gliosarcoma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Gliosarcoma" returned 47 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Gliosarcoma with leiomyomatous differentiation: A case report with an emphasis on histogenesis.
 

Author(s): Saumya Shukla, Namrata Punit Awasthi, Pradyumn Singh, Nuzhat Husain, Bal Krishna Ojha

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;11(4):917-9.

 

Gliosarcoma is an uncommon high-grade tumor which constitutes about 2% of all glioblastomas. These tumors have the histological hallmark of a biphasic pattern of high-grade glial and sarcomatous components. The histogenesis of these tumors is controversial. We report a case of primary ...

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2016

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Brachium Pontis Gliosarcoma With Well-Differentiated Cartilaginous Tissue: A Case Report.
 

Author(s): Lei Wang, Yuanyang Xie, Yan Liu, Jun Tan, Zhongliang Chen, Yu Xiao, Ying Xia, Zefeng Peng

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Oct;94(42):e1735.

 

Gliosarcoma (GS) belongs to World Health Organization grade IV neoplasm and displaying glial and mesenchymal differentiation. Only rare cases of GS have been reported in the brachium pontis and 4th ventricle region. Here, we report a rare case of GS located on brachium pontis region ...

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2015

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Long-term survival in gliosarcoma with radiation-induced meningeal sarcomas: Case report and molecular features.
 

Author(s): Zhen Wang, Qing-Tao Kong, Xin-Hu Wu, Xi-Xu Zhu

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;11(3):651.

 

Gliosarcoma is a rare primary malignant tumor of the central nervous system with poor prognosis. The median survival time of this disease ranges from 6 months to 14.8 months. However, a computer literature search indicated few long-term survivors. We investigated a case of a survivor ...

Last Updated: 13 Oct 2015

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The terms "Gliosarcoma" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Primary gliosarcoma with long-survival: report of two cases and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Zhen Huo, Di Yang, Jie Shen, Yuan Li, Huanwen Wu, Yunxiao Meng, Shuying Zhang, Yufeng Luo, Jinling Cao, Zhiyong Liang

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Gliosarcoma (GS) is a rare high-grade malignant tumor with poor prognosis. The survival period of GS ranges from 4 to 18.5 months. Rarely would it be over 40 months. Survival of intraventricular GS is less than 8 months.

Last Updated: 22 Oct 2014

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Gliosarcoma of the cerebellar hemisphere: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Sung Kyoung Moon, Eui Jong Kim, Woo Suk Choi, Chang Woo Ryu, Bong Jin Park, Juhie Lee

Journal: Korean J Radiol. ;11(5):566-70.

 

Gliosarcoma is a rare central nervous system tumor usually located in the supratentorial area. Here we report a rare case of a gliosarcoma that developed in the cerebellar hemisphere in a 70-year-old woman. Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain ...

Last Updated: 2 Sep 2010

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Primary gliosarcoma: key clinical and pathologic distinctions from glioblastoma with implications as a unique oncologic entity.
 

Author(s): Seunggu J Han, Isaac Yang, Tarik Tihan, Michael D Prados, Andrew T Parsa

Journal: J. Neurooncol.. 2010 Feb;96(3):313-20.

 

This report presents the historical experience, clinical presentation, treatment, prognosis, and pathogenesis of gliosarcoma described to date in the English literature. PubMed query of term "gliosarcoma" was performed, followed by a rigorous review of cited literature. Articles selected ...

Last Updated: 20 Jan 2010

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Phase II Trial of Low-Dose Whole Brain Radiotherapy With Concurrent Temozolomide and Adjuvant Temozolomide in Patients With Newly-Diagnosed Glioblastoma Multiforme
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Histologically Proven Diagnosis of Glioblastoma or Gliosarcoma (WHO Grade IV)

 

Last Updated: 5 Dec 2016

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Autologous Cytomegalovirus (CMV)-Specific Cytotoxic T Cells for Glioblastoma (GBM) Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Glioblastoma; Gliosarcoma

 

Last Updated: 4 Nov 2016

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Last Updated: 7 Oct 2016

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