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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 ...

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

... Focal brain stem gliomas: A small number of brain stem gliomas occur as a
small tumor with very distinct edges (called a focal brain stem glioma). ...

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

Temozolomide

... Temozolomide is used to treat brain cancers such as anaplastic
astrocytoma, glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), and gliomas. ...

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

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

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