Ependymoma

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Ependymoma

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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.

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2013

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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 "Ependymoma" 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.

http://www.abc2.org

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2013

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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.

http://braintumor.org/

Last Updated: 21 Nov 2014

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Ependymoma" returned 224 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Outcome predictors in the management of intramedullary classic ependymoma: An integrative survival analysis.
 

Author(s): Yinqing Wang, Ranze Cai, Rui Wang, Chunhua Wang, Chunmei Chen

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jun;97(23):e10870.

 

This is a retrospective study.The aim of this study was to illustrate the survival outcomes of patients with classic ependymoma (CE) and identify potential prognostic factors.CE is the most common category of spinal ependymomas, but few published studies have discussed predictors ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Teaching Case 2-2018: Sclerosing myxopapillary ependymoma mimicking whorling-sclerosing meningioma.
 

Author(s): Julia Lang, Thomas Czech, Irene Slavc, Dominik Reisinger, Sophie Bartsch, Johannes A Hainfellner, Christine Haberler, Ellen Gelpi

Journal: Clin. Neuropathol.. ;37(2):51-52.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Therapeutic targeting of ependymoma as informed by oncogenic enhancer profiling.
 

Author(s): Stephen C Mack, Kristian W Pajtler, Lukas Chavez, Konstantin Okonechnikov, Kelsey C Bertrand, Xiuxing Wang, Serap Erkek, Alexander Federation, Anne Song, Christine Lee, Xin Wang, Laura McDonald, James J Morrow, Alina Saiakhova, Patrick Sin-Chan, Qiulian Wu, Kulandaimanuvel Antony Michaelraj, Tyler E Miller, Christopher G Hubert, Marina Ryzhova, Livia Garzia, Laura Donovan, Stephen Dombrowski, Daniel C Factor, Betty Luu, Claudia L L Valentim, Ryan C Gimple, Andrew Morton, Leo Kim, Briana C Prager, John J Y Lee, Xiaochong Wu, Jennifer Zuccaro, Yuan Thompson, Borja L Holgado, Jüri Reimand, Susan Q Ke, Adam Tropper, Sisi Lai, Senthuran Vijayarajah, Sylvia Doan, Vaidehi Mahadev, Ana Fernandez Miñan, Susanne N Gröbner, Matthias Lienhard, Marc Zapatka, Zhiqin Huang, Kenneth D Aldape, Angel M Carcaboso, Peter J Houghton, Stephen T Keir, Till Milde, Hendrik Witt, Yan Li, Chao-Jun Li, Xiu-Wu Bian, David T W Jones, Ian Scott, Sheila K Singh, Annie Huang, Peter B Dirks, Eric Bouffet, James E Bradner, Vijay Ramaswamy, Nada Jabado, James T Rutka, Paul A Northcott, Mathieu Lupien, Peter Lichter, Andrey Korshunov, Peter C Scacheri, Stefan M Pfister, Marcel Kool, Michael D Taylor, Jeremy N Rich

Journal: Nature. 2018 01;553(7686):101-105.

 

Genomic sequencing has driven precision-based oncology therapy; however, the genetic drivers of many malignancies remain unknown or non-targetable, so alternative approaches to the identification of therapeutic leads are necessary. Ependymomas are chemotherapy-resistant brain tumours, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Ependymoma" returned 29 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Epidemiology, molecular classification and WHO grading of ependymoma.
 

Author(s): Jens-Martin Hübner, Marcel Kool, Stefan M Pfister, Kristian W Pajtler

Journal: J Neurosurg Sci. 2018 Feb;62(1):46-50.

 

Ependymoma can arise throughout all compartments of the central nervous system with prevalence for intracranial and spinal location in children and adults, respectively. The current histopathology based WHO grading system distinguishes grade I, II 'classic', and III 'anaplastic' ependymoma. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Tanycytic ependymoma of the brain stem, presentations of rare cystic disease variants and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Ekkehard M Kasper, Franziska M Ippen, Georgios A Maragkos, Matthew P Anderson, Rafael Rojas, Anand Mahadevan

Journal: J Neurosurg Sci. 2018 Feb;62(1):78-88.

 

The aim of this paper was to systematically review the evidence linking Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) with the develop Tanycytic ependymoma (tcE) is a rare variant of ependymoma and management guidelines for patients with this disease are not established.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Spinal intramedullary ependymoma: surgical approaches and outcome.
 

Author(s): Lawrence F Borges

Journal: J Neurosurg Sci. 2018 Feb;62(1):51-62.

 

Intramedullary ependymomas are uncommon tumors that can occur within the medullary substance of the spinal cord. Despite this difficult location, they are typically benign tumors that can most often be removed completely with an acceptable surgical risk. Therefore, the recommended ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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A Trial of Surgery and Fractionated Re-Irradiation for Recurrent Ependymoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ependymoma

 

Last Updated: 1 Oct 2018

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Last Updated: 9 Oct 2018

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