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  • n. A tumour of the central nervous system

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Examples

  • The team studied a tumor called ependymoma that affects the brains of children and adults, but can also translate into other forms of cancer.

    The Memphis Daily News

  • The approach was developed by studying a tumor called ependymoma that affects the brains and spines of children and adults, but may also translate to other forms of cancer.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The most common childhood brain tumors are astrocytoma, medulloblastoma, ependymoma and brain stem glioma.

    Brain Tumor - Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Jessica Elam, 15, is part of a clinical trial studying a new treatment for ependymoma, a type of tumor that affects the spine and central nervous system.

    Cincinnati.Com - All Local News

  • In this study, investigators linked EPHB2 to just one ependymoma subtype.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The research also led to discovery of the first gene, called EPHB2, proven to cause ependymoma and has created the first accurate laboratory model of this disease.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Canada and Europe to conduct the most comprehensive analysis yet of the ependymoma genome.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Additional testing found that the mouse ependymoma model matched just one subtype of human ependymomas but no other form of common human brain tumors.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • One of the SATC crew member's daughter, Minty, was diagnosed with a rare brain cancer (anaplastic ependymoma) in her first months of life.

    Examiner National Edition Articles

  • Paramore determined that Barbara had anaplastic ependymoma, a malignant brain tumor that affects fewer than 25 children nationwide.

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  • Ependymoma is a tumor that arises from the ependyma, a tissue of the central nervous system.

    January 23, 2009