meningioma meningioma

Definition(s):

  • (n) a tumor arising in the meninges which surround the brain and spinal cord; usually slow growing and sometimes malignant

Usage(s):

  • Their baby was suffering from an extremely rare malignant meningioma, which has killed everyone who ever had it.

News

  1. Promising therapeutic target for hard-to-treat brain tumor

    Researchers say they have found a specific protein in nearly 100 percent of high-grade meningiomas — the most common form of brain tumor — suggesting a new target for therapies for a cancer that does not respond to current chemotherapy.
    on August 28, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Researchers Find Promising Therapeutic Target for Hard-To-Treat Brain Tumor

    Johns Hopkins researchers say they have found a specific protein in nearly 100 percent of high-grade meningiomas -- the most common form of brain tumor -- suggesting a new target for therapies for a cancer that does not respond to current chemotherapy.
    on August 27, 2013     Source: Newswise

  3. Johns Hopkins researchers find promising therapeutic target for hard-to-treat brain tumor

    ( Johns Hopkins Medicine ) Johns Hopkins researchers say they have found a specific protein in nearly 100 percent of high-grade meningiomas -- the most common form of brain tumor -- suggesting a new target for therapies for a cancer that does not respond to current chemotherapy.
    on August 27, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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