• commonly
  • The purpose of this research study is to find out whether adding an experimental vaccine called rindopepimut (also known as CDX-110) to the commonly used drug bevacizumab can improve progression free survival (slowing the growth of tumors) of patients with relapsed EGFRvIII positive glioblastoma. (stanford.edu)
  • Imaging
  • A combination of contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) scanning, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and angiography is ideal for proper diagnosis and localization of the tumors. (medscape.com)
  • Imaging studies, including a CT scanning, MRI scanning and MR angiography, should be obtained to determine the limits and extent of any glomus tumors. (earsurgery.org)
  • She was found to have a temporal paraganglioma (glomus jugulare tumor) on imaging. (duke.edu)
  • tissues
  • Choristomas are tumors that are composed of tissues not normally found at their site of occurrence, instead arising from the sequestration of surface ectoderm by closure of the underlying suture lines, neural tube closure, and diverticulation of the cerebral hemispheres. (blogspot.com)
  • They also invade surrounding tissues and are metastatic, initiating the growth of similar tumors in distant organs. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • physiologic
  • In 1974, Glenner and Grimley renamed the tumor paraganglioma on the basis of its anatomic and physiologic characteristics. (medscape.com)
  • surgery
  • In these cases, the tumor is more difficult to remove and radical surgery is necessary. (earsurgery.org)
  • Vaccines consisting of heat shock protein-peptide complexes made from a person's own tumor tissue may help the body build an effective immune response to kill tumor cells that may remain after surgery. (stanford.edu)
  • Radiation
  • Dr. Gibbs is a board-certified radiation oncologist who specializes in the treatment of CNS tumors. (stanford.edu)
  • Her research focuses on developing new radiation techniques to manage brain and spinal tumors in adults and children. (stanford.edu)
  • RATIONALE: Radiation therapy uses high energy x-rays to kill tumor cells. (stanford.edu)
  • treatment
  • Craniopharyngioma: a Comparison of Tumor Control with Various Treatment Strategies Neurosurgical Focus. (jove.com)
  • Here, the authors summarize the published literature regarding rates of tumor control with various treatment modalities for craniopharyngiomas. (jove.com)
  • Stereotactic radiosurgical treatment of glomus jugulare tumors. (wakehealth.edu)
  • Their successful treatment in most cases involves the use, where applicable, of highly advanced Minimally Invasive Microsurgical Techniques. (neurosurgerydallas.com)
  • bone
  • brown tumor a giant-cell granuloma produced in and replacing bone, occurring in osteitis fibrosa cystica and due to hyperparathyroidism. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • surgeons
  • You can take comfort in knowing that you are in the hands of highly skilled surgeons during this time. (columbianeurosurgery.org)
  • Each of our surgeons is highly experienced and board certified, but if you're unsure, you can call our office directly at (212) 305-4118 and speak to an experienced staff member, who will direct you to an appropriate doctor based on your condition and specific needs. (columbianeurosurgery.org)
  • Although
  • Mutations of SDHB play an important role in familial adrenal pheochromocytoma and extra-adrenal paraganglioma (of abdomen and thorax), although there is considerable overlap in the types of tumors associated with SDHB and SDHD gene mutations. (wikipedia.org)