Recent Examples of glioblastoma from the Web
New research suggests that the harmful virus, which causes brain damage in developing babies, could be used to treat glioblastoma, a deadly form of brain cancer.
The 37-year-old mother of five from Wyoming, Michigan, had glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer.
Subsequent tests revealed it was associated with a type of brain cancer known as a glioblastoma.
As Wilson reports, Cambridge University neuroscientist Harry Bulstrode is considering trials using natural Zika virus on humans with glioblastoma.
McCain was diagnosed in the summer with glioblastoma, a serious form of brain cancer.
It was later found to be a form of glioblastoma, which was the same cancer that ended the life of Sen. Edward Kennedy eight years ago.
Tocagen’s therapy is already being tested on glioblastoma patients.
Beau Biden died of glioblastoma in 2015, the same form of brain cancer that McCain was diagnosed with in July.
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Origin and Etymology of glioblastoma
First Known Use: circa 1923See Words from the same year
medical Definition of glioblastoma
- Glioblastoma is the worst grade of malignant glioma, a relatively uncommon but deadly class of brain tumors that kills 97% of those diagnosed within 5 years.
- —Greg Miller, Science, 2 Jan. 2009
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