Anaplastic Astrocytoma

Common Name(s)

Anaplastic Astrocytoma

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Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure

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Last Updated: 7 Jan 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Anaplastic Astrocytoma" 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.

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Last Updated: 7 Jan 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Anaplastic Astrocytoma" returned 38 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A case of adult onset medulloblastoma during maintenance chemotherapy for anaplastic astrocytoma one year after radiotherapy.
 

Author(s): Nishimoto Takeshi, Sugiyama Kazuhiko, Iida Koji, Hidaka Toshikazu, Kurisu Kaoru

Journal: Turk Neurosurg. 2013 ;23(4):521-6.

 

Multiple primitive intracranial tumors with different histological characteristics are uncommon. Although coexistence of a medulloblastoma with glial tumors has been reported in children, medulloblastoma is rarely found in adults, especially those older than 40 years of age. We present ...

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2013

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An infant with prenatally diagnosed congenital anaplastic astrocytoma who remains disease-free after proton therapy.
 

Author(s): Hyun Jung Shin, Young Joo Kwon, Hyeon Jin Park, Byung Kiu Park, Sang Hoon Shin, Joo-Young Kim, Sang Hyun Lee, Heung Sik Kim, Dong Won Kim

Journal: J. Korean Med. Sci.. 2013 Sep;28(9):1394-8.

 

The authors present a rare of prenatally diagnosed congenital anaplastic astrocytoma. A 9-month-old boy had three recurrences despite two surgical resections and various chemotherapeutic regimens. He underwent the 3rd gross tumor removal at 11 months of age, followed by proton therapy, ...

Last Updated: 9 Sep 2013

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Radiation-induced spinal cord anaplastic astrocytoma subsequent to radiotherapy for testicular seminoma.
 

Author(s): Yoshifumi Kawanabe, Masahiro Sawada, Hiroyuki Yukawa, Shigeo Ueda, Nobuhiro Sasaki, Toru Koizumi, Shunichi Kihara, Minoru Hoshimaru

Journal: Neurol. Med. Chir. (Tokyo). 2012 ;52(9):675-8.

 

A 54-year-old man presented with a very rare case of radiation-induced intramedullary spinal cord anaplastic astrocytoma, which developed 37 years after radiotherapy for testicular seminoma. The patient presented with weakness and numbness of the left lower extremity that had gradually ...

Last Updated: 25 Sep 2012

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Oral Tarceva Study for Recurrent/Residual Glioblastoma Multiforme and Anaplastic Astrocytoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Glioblastoma Multiforme; Anaplastic Astrocytoma

 

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2012

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Super-Selective Intraarterial Cerebral Infusion of Cetuximab for the Treatment of Recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme and Anaplastic Astrocytoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM); ANAPLASTIC ASTROCYTOMA (AOA)

 

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2012

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Temozolomide and Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma Multiforme or Anaplastic Astrocytoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Glioblastoma Multiforme/Anaplastic Astrocytoma

 

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2011

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