Tumors in children

Side effect of surgery eye nerve

ingridmks
  • By ingridmks · Posted yesterday at 7:32 pm
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  • Dear all, My daughter 12yo,, after finishing her chemo regimen for optic nerve glioma for 1 and a half years. The result is steble glioma, but the eye go to blind during chemo. Now, we're back to boston ...

Treatment of Craniopharyngiomas

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  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted April 15, 2014
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  • Join us for a webinar Tuesday, 5/6/2014 - 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Central time discussing the Treatment of Craniopharyngiomas: An Update on Current Trends in Surgical, Medical and Radiation Therapy. Join Kevin ...

Pediatric Brain Tumor News April 4, 2014

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  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted April 4, 2014
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  • * IMRIS iMRI and ClearPoint Neruo Intervention System Utilized for First Pediatric Laser Ablation Neurosurgery at Cook Children’s Medical Center http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-2014 0403-906940.html ...

Pediatric Brain Tumor News March 31, 2014

ABTA_Jillann
  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted March 31, 2014
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  • * Adult Cancer Drugs Show Promise Against an Aggressive Childhood Brain Tumor http://www.sciencecodex.com/adult_cancer _drugs_show_promise_against_an_aggressiv e_childhood_brain_tumor-130629 *This communication ...

New Treatments for Ependymoma

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  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted March 31, 2014
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  • Dr. Bouffet is one of a group of dedicated scientists and adult and pediatric neuro-oncologists (CERN) working to find new treatments for ependymoma, The CERN Foundation has one ultimate goal – curing ...

Ependymoma: Treatment Options & Quality of Life Concerns Webinar

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  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted March 25, 2014
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  • Join ABTA Tuesday, 4/1/2014 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Central time as we present a webinar on Ependymoma: A Discussion of Treatment Options and Associated Quality of Life Concerns. Dr. Eric Bouffet, director ...

Pediatric Brain Tumor News March 21, 2014

Jillyann4
  • By Jillyann4 · Posted March 21, 2014
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  • * Gene Sequencing Discovers Common Driver of Childhood Brain Tumor Ependymoma http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/gene -sequencing-discovers-common-driver-of-c hildhood-brain-tumor-ependymoma/article ...

Thalamic Brain Tumors

Momof3122
  • By Momof3122 · New reply February 26, 2014
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  • I want to get some information about the treatment in these types of tumors. I have been doing a lot of research and it sounds to me some say surgery is too risky. There are places where they have removed ...

Brain Tumor News February 24, 2014

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  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted February 25, 2014
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  • * Gene Sequencing Project Discovers Common Driver of a Childhood Brain Tumor http://www.stjude.org/stjude/v/index.jsp ?vgnextoid=ae03f7fa7e444410VgnVCM1000002 90115acRCRD&vgnextchannel=fa1113c0161180 ...

Medulloblastoma Webinar

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  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted February 20, 2014
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  • Join us Thursday, 2/27/2014 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Central time for our next webinar: Diagnosis, Management and Treatment of Medulloblastoma. Join Paul Fisher, MD, MHS, professor of Neurology and Pediatrics ...

Medulloblastoma Webinar

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  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted January 9, 2014
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  • Join us Thursday, 2/27/2014 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Central time for ABTA's free webinar: Diagnosis, Management and Treatment of Medulloblastoma Join Paul Fisher, MD, MHS, professor of Neurology and Pediatrics ...

Pediatric Brain Tumor News November 26, 2013

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  • By ABTA_Jillann · New reply November 28, 2013
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  • *Proton Therapy is a Cost Effective Treatment for Pediatric Brain Tumor Patients http://www.thealmagest.com/proton-therap y-cost-effective-treatment-pediatric-bra in-tumor-patients/4164 *This communication ...

BRAFV600e mutation

Macleod
  • By Macleod · New reply November 20, 2013
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  • I was wondering if anyone has any experience with the BRAF inhibitors Vemurafenib or Dabrafenib or other BRAF inhibitors, for gliomas with this mutation. The BRAFV600e mutation is fairly common in high ...

Family Discussions & Relationships when Coping with a Pediatric Brain Tumor

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  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted November 14, 2013
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  • This Thursday, 11/14/13 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Central time - ABTA is pleased to present: Family Discussions and Relationships when Coping with a Pediatric Brain Tumor. Presented by Social Worker, Nancy ...

Universal Oral Vaccine

nayjoy
  • By nayjoy · New reply November 9, 2013
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  • I am wondering if anyone in the USA has heard of the Universal Oral Vaccine or been treated using it for a benign or malignant brain tumour, apparently it has had over 400 clinical trials and is supposed ...

Pediatric Brain Tumor News October 8, 2013

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  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted October 8, 2013
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  • * Mutated Stem Cell Trigger Pituitary Tumors in Children http://www.domain-b.com/technology/Healt h_Medicine/20131005_children.html *UVa Oncologists Try New Approach to Target Childhood Cancer http://www.newsplex.com/news/headlines/U ...

Pediatric Webinar

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  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted July 30, 2013
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  • Returning to School Following Treatment of a Pediatric Brain Tumor For many, returning to school is an important milestone on the road to normalcy following weeks or even months of treatment and recovery ...

6yr old w/ DIPG in her last stage - How long will Decadron keep her alive?

sofster12
  • By sofster12 · New reply July 28, 2013
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  • My 6yr old niece was diagnosed with DIPG about 15 months ago. Sadly, in the last 6 weeks her condition has worsen. She is now bedridden and is asleep most of the time. She is also on Morphine to keep ...

Posterior fossa syndrome the aftermath of a brain tumor

Meadowfairies
  • By Meadowfairies · New reply July 2, 2013
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  • Hi, my name is Cindi. My grandson had a tumor removed and now is suffering from Posterior fossa syndrome. What I am hoping is that someone out here can help me with ways to not only help my grandson ...

Astrocitoma

Emilieins
  • By Emilieins · New reply June 28, 2013
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  • Mi hijo fue diagnosticado con Astrocitoma de bajo grado, le hicieron una Biopsia y espero el resultado para confirmar. Me preocupa si puede tener convulsiones mientras duerme ...

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