from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A malignant tumor composed of neuroblasts, originating in the autonomic nervous system or the adrenal medulla and occurring chiefly in infants and young children.
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- n. A form of cancer that affects the ganglia in various parts of the body.
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- n. malignant tumor containing embryonic nerve cells; usually metastasizes quickly
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CoBlooded the Great says he never heard the word "neuroblastoma" before he talked to Jesus Peña in April.
Defining the specific type of neuroblastoma is particularly important because some types resolve spontaneously or are curable with surgery while other types are very aggressive.
Van Nocker has neuroblastoma, which is a very rare form of childhood cancer that targets the nervous system and creates tumors throughout the body.
Experimental vaccines to treat other cancers – including the deadly skin disease melanoma and an often fatal childhood tumor called neuroblastoma – are already in late-stage development.
Van Nocker has neuroblastoma, which is a very rare form of childhood cancer that
Experimental vaccines to treat other cancers - including the deadly skin disease melanoma and an often fatal childhood tumor called neuroblastoma - are already in late-stage development.
"My sister Eden, she was diagnosed with pediatric cancer called neuroblastoma in 2004,"
It was discovered that Hannah has a tumor (called neuroblastoma) around her adrenal glands that the doctors believe is cancerous.
Experimental vaccines against three other cancers - prostate, the deadly skin disease melanoma and an often fatal childhood tumor called neuroblastoma - also gave positive results in late-stage testing in recent weeks, after decades of struggles in the lab.
In 1982, a postdoctoral scientist from Bombay working in Weinberg’s lab, Lakshmi Charon Padhy, reported the isolation of yet another such oncogene from a rat tumor called a neuroblastoma.