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Types of brain and spinal cord tumors in adults | American ...

... Glioma is a general term for a group of tumors that start in glial cells. A number
of tumors can be considered gliomas, including glioblastoma (also ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/braincnstumorsinadults/detailedguide/brain-and-spinal-cord-tumors-in-adults-types-of-brain-tumors

Avastin Approved for Glioblastoma

... Learn About Cancer » News and Features » News » Avastin Approved for
Glioblastoma. Share this Page. Close. ... Avastin Approved for Glioblastoma. ...

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Treating specific types of childhood brain and spinal cord ...

The treatment options for brain and spinal cord tumors depend on several
factors, including the type of tumor and how far it has grown or spread.

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/braincnstumorsinchildren/detailedguide/brain-and-spinal-cord-tumors-in-children-treating-specific-types-of-tumors

Types of brain and spinal cord tumors in children

... also known as glioblastoma multiforme), anaplastic astrocytoma, astrocytoma,
oligodendroglioma, ependymoma, brain stem glioma, and optic ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/braincnstumorsinchildren/detailedguide/brain-and-spinal-cord-tumors-in-children-typesof-brainand-spinal-tumors

News By Topic

... READ MORE ». Avastin Approved for Glioblastoma. The FDA recently
approved Avastin (bevacizumab), manufactured by ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/newsbytopic/index?topic=brain/cns%20tumors%20in%20adults

References for Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults ...

... 2013. Omuro A, DeAngelis LM. Glioblastoma and other malignant gliomas:
A clinical review. JAMA. 2013;310:1842−1850. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/braincnstumorsinadults/detailedguide/brain-and-spinal-cord-tumors-in-adults-references

MediaRoom - Press Releases

... "Media reports quote Senator Kennedy's doctors as saying he has a
malignant glioma. Glioma is not a specific type of cancer. ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/index.php?s=43&item=105

Temozolomide

... Why would this drug be used? Temozolomide is used to treat brain cancers
such as anaplastic astrocytoma and glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/guidetocancerdrugs/temozolomide

Exploring All Avenues to Stop Cancer

... new grantee, Christopher Willey, MD, Ph.D., at the University of Alabama,
Birmingham, is researching a target involved in glioblastoma, the most ...

http://www.cancer.org/research/acsresearchupdates/more/exploring-all-avenues-to-stop-cancer