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Everolimus for Children With Recurrent or Progressive Ependymoma

2015-03-23 05:00:23 | BioPortfolio

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Sunitinib Malate in Treating Younger Patients With Recurrent, Refractory, or Progressive Malignant Glioma or Ependymoma

This phase II trial studies how well sunitinib malate works in treating younger patients with recurrent, refractory, or progressive malignant glioma or ependymoma.Sunitinib malate may stop...

Infusion of 5-Azacytidine (5-AZA) Into the Fourth Ventricle in Patients With Recurrent Posterior Fossa Ependymoma

This study seeks to determine the optimum dose frequency of 5-Azacytidin (5-AZA) infusions into the fourth ventricle of the brain. The study's primary objective is to establish the maximum...

Dose-Dense Temozolomide + Lapatinib for Recurrent Ependymoma

The goal of this clinical research study is to learn if lapatinib when given in combination with temozolomide can help to control ependymoma that has come back after treatment. The safety ...

A Trial of Everolimus and Bevacizumab in Children With Recurrent Solid Tumors

The main goals of this Phase I study are to learn about the side effects that may occur when everolimus and bevacizumab are given to children and young adults and to find the highest doses...

Everolimus in Treating Patients With Recurrent or Progressive Low-Grade Glioma

RATIONALE: Everolimus may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth and by blocking blood flow to the tumor. PURPOSE: This phase II trial is st...

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Craniospinal irradiation as part of re-irradiation for children with recurrent intracranial ependymoma.

The goal of this study was to evaluate outcomes in children with relapsed, molecularly-characterized intracranial ependymoma treated with or without craniospinal irradiation (CSI) as part of a course ...

Microsurgical Resection of Anaplastic Ependymoma of the Cerebellopontine Angle in an Adult: 3-Dimensional Operative Video.

Infratentorial ependymomas usually arise in the fourth ventricle and extend into the cerebellopontine angle (CPA) through the foramina of Luschka is well described. A primary CPA location of an ependy...

A Mouse Ependymoma Model Provides Molecular Insights into Tumor Formation.

Ozawa et al. present a murine tumor model resembling the most frequent molecular group of human supratentorial ependymoma, ST-EPN-RELA. Their model shows RELA-fusion-based de novo ependymoma tumorige...

Neurocognitive, academic and functional outcomes in survivors of infant ependymoma (UKCCSG CNS 9204).

This is the first UK multi-centre case-controlled study with follow-up in excess of 10 years to report the neurocognitive, academic and psychological outcomes of individuals diagnosed with a brain tu...

Very early introduction of everolimus in de novo liver transplantation: results of a multicenter, prospective, randomized trial (EPOCAL).

Early everolimus introduction and tacrolimus minimization after liver transplantation may represent a novel immunosuppressant approach. This phase 2, multicenter, randomized, open-label trial evaluate...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Childhood-onset of recurrent headaches with an oculomotor cranial nerve palsy. Typically, ABDUCENS NERVE; OCULOMOTOR NERVE; and TROCHLEAR NERVE are involved with DIPLOPIA and BLEPHAROPTOSIS.

A derivative of sirolimus and an inhibitor of TOR SERINE-THREONINE KINASES. It is used to prevent GRAFT REJECTION in heart and kidney transplant patients by blocking cell proliferation signals. It is also an ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENT.

An idiopathic syndrome characterized by one or more of the following; recurrent orofacial swelling, relapsing facial paralysis, and fissured tongue (lingua plicata). The onset is usually in childhood and relapses are common. Cheilitis granulomatosa is a monosymptomatic variant of this condition. (Dermatol Clin 1996 Apr;14(2):371-9; Magalini & Magalini, Dictionary of Medical Syndromes, 4th ed, p531)

An obsolete concept, historically used for childhood mental disorders thought to be a form of schizophrenia.

A group of diseases related to a deficiency of the enzyme ARGININOSUCCINATE SYNTHASE which causes an elevation of serum levels of CITRULLINE. In neonates, clinical manifestations include lethargy, hypotonia, and SEIZURES. Milder forms also occur. Childhood and adult forms may present with recurrent episodes of intermittent weakness, lethargy, ATAXIA, behavioral changes, and DYSARTHRIA. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p49)

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