medulloblastoma


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medulloblastoma

(mɪˌdʌləʊblæsˈtəʊmə)
n
(Pathology) a rapidly growing brain tumour that develops in children and is responsive to radiotherapy
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medulloblastoma

a malignant tumor that commonly originates in the cere-bellum.
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me·dul·lo·blas·to·ma

[MIM*155255]
n. meduloblastoma, neoplasma maligno localizado en el cuarto ventrículo y en el cerebelo, que puede invadir las meninges.
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Before his diagnosis at age 10 of recurrent medulloblastoma, a type of brain cancer, Gustafson never lost a handstand competition at one of his gymnastics meets.
Emily was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where a scan revealed she had medulloblastoma cancer.
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Harrison, from Dudley, was diagnosed with a Medulloblastoma brain tumour just two weeks after his second birthday.
Rayhan Majid, four, tragically lost his fight against Medulloblastoma, an aggressive brain tumour, in May of last year.
On the other hand, Lueth's group supported previous findings on the frequency of somatic mtDNA mutations in medulloblastoma by showing the presence of somatic mtDNA mutations in 6 of 15 medulloblastoma patients (29).
Bella, seven, has Medulloblastoma - a form of brain cancer - and lost all her hair during treatment.
I was diagnosed with desmoplastic medulloblastoma. It was all so surreal, thankfully my brother was there to give me emotional support.
The findings of a large study mean that medics could adapt their treatment for each child with medulloblastoma, the most common type of brain cancer.
"Medulloblastoma Steve is the most common malignant childhood brain tumour and it is important that we have improved outcomes for patients with this disease.
Currently clinical trial of Silmitasertib for medulloblastoma (MB) is under preparation and the trial is sponsored by Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC, US).