Latest Ependymoma Stories

2014-02-20 12:15:21

The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project has identified the most common genetic alteration ever reported in the brain tumor ependymoma and evidence that the alteration drives tumor development.

2013-05-24 23:30:12

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends 18-year old Max Merget on raising money for brain cancer despite fighting his own battle

2012-09-19 23:02:58

Brain cancer continues to be the main tumor target for proton therapy - an advanced form of radiation treatment according to the National Association for Proton Therapy and the Pediatric Proton

2012-03-29 02:08:45

A chromosomal abnormality in children with a deadly form of brain cancer is linked with a poorer chance of survival, clinician scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered.

2011-09-15 21:02:39

Research led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators used a pioneering approach to drug development and identified dozens of potential new treatments of ependymoma, a rare tumor of the brain and spinal cord.

2011-08-23 17:51:11

Ependymomas are the second most frequent type of malignant brain tumor in children.

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  • To play, gamble.
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  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.