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Friday, February 20, 2009

DIPG Digest

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February 20, 2009

Medical News -- Convection Enhanced Delivery

New Article:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19212774?ordinalpos=1&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum : Interstitial continuous infusion therapy in a malignant glioma model in rats.

Background Information:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18952590?ordinalpos=2&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum : Convection-enhanced delivery for the treatment of pediatric neurologic disorders.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17639894?ordinalpos=2&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum : Real-time image-guided direct convective perfusion of intrinsic brainstem lesions.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18076322?ordinalpos=1&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DiscoveryPanel.Pubmed_Discovery_RA&linkpos=5&log$=relatedreviews&logdbfrom=pubmed :Convection-enhanced delivery for treatment of brain tumors.

Medical News

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18784279?ordinalpos=4&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum : Experience with irinotecan for the treatment of malignant glioma.

http://www.plosgenetics.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pgen.1000374 : A Drosophila Model for EGFR-Ras and PI3K-Dependent Human Glioma

http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/549216/ : Two Gene Mutations Linked to Most Common Brain Cancers - and Longer Survival

Foundations News

http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/gunnergillespie : Gunner's Magic Train is trying to "BOUNCE OUT PEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMORS" We are hosting the fundraiser to raise funds and awareness for brain tumors in hopes of helping to find a cure. WE CHALLENGE your school or organization to try and raise the most money.

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