glioblastoma glioblastoma

Definition(s):

  • (n) a fast-growing malignant brain tumor composed of spongioblasts; nearly always fatal

Usage(s):

  1. Yes, it was diagnosed as a glioblastoma multiforme.
  2. Malkin has been testing the drug, SU101, on patients with an extraordinarily deadly brain tumor called glioblastoma.
  3. But it also disclosed that the trouble was a malignant glioblastoma.

News

  1. R.I.P. Robert West, film curator, producer and former Charlottean

    Whether they know it or not, Charlotte film lovers owe a debt of gratitude to the late Robert West. A lifelong devotee, producer and supporter of filmmaking, West died June 6 in Wilmington, NC, of Glioblastoma Multiforme (MFB), a form of terminal brain cancer.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Creative Loafing Charlotte

  2. Working Films founder Robert West dies

    He learned in September he had Glioblastoma multiforme, an aggressive form of brain cancer.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Wilmington Star-News

  3. Research and Markets: Recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) - Pipeline Review, H1 2013

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme - Pipeline Review, H1
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  • "These impressive results from TCGA provide the most comprehensive view to date of the complicated genomic landscape of this deadly cancer. The more we learn about the molecular basis of glioblastoma, the more swiftly we can develop better ways of...
    on Sep 4, 2008 By: Elias Zerhouni Source: Eureka! Science News

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