neuro-oncology

neuro-oncology

 [noor″o-on-kol´ah-je]
the field of specialization dealing with tumors of the nervous system.
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th] Annual Scientific Meeting and Education Day of the Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO), to be held Nov.
The Pacific Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium, or PNOC, was formed to provide children with brain tumors access to innovative treatments.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Stephen's memory to: the Pappas Center for Neuro-Oncology at www.
Because this protein appears to be associated with resistance of the cancer stem cells to treatment with radiation or chemotherapy or both, we see it as an ideal target for immunotherapy," says John Yu, vice chair of the Department of Neurosurgery, director of surgical neuro-oncology, medical director of the Brain Tumor Center, and neurosurgical director of the Gamma Knife Program.
A WELSH cancer charity will be funding a new scholarship for research into neuro-oncology in memory of a passionate young fundraiser who lost his life to a brain tumour at the age of just 27.
Andrew Gengos, ImmunoCellular Chief Executive said : "The encouragement we have received from both the US and EU regulatory authorities, and from the global neuro-oncology community, increase our confidence in ICT-107's therapeutic potential for patients with this lethal disease.
Japanese Society of Neuro-Oncology calls for rapid approval by the Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHLW)
The Phase III AVAglio study presented at the Society for Neuro-Oncology congress in Washington on Saturday showed Avastin, combined with radiation and chemotherapy, reduced the risk of cancer worsening or death, the Basel-based drugmaker said in a news release.
In this Phase I study, we are examining the safety of multiple doses of dexanabinol, extent of penetration into the brain, and suitability for future trials," Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD, principal investigator, and director of neuro-oncology, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, said.
The Revised Assessment in Neuro-Oncology (RANO) criteria is the latest, albeit imperfect, system to address this issue.
It said highlights of Price's leadership included his role in securing unprecedented philanthropic support for medical student scholarships; distinctive research programs in cancer, nutrition, neuro-oncology and genomics; and major capital projects, including the new OHSU School of Dentistry facility now under construction.
She raised more than pounds 4000 for Marie Curie Cancer Care and her family now hope to raise pounds 20,000 for The Edinburgh Centre for Neuro-Oncology.

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