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Pokemon expression in malignant glioma: an application of bioinformatics methods.
OBJECT In this report the authors review the role of bioinformatics in the design of a research project in which the molecular genetics of malignant glioma were studied. A project to characterizeExpand
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Quantification of Protoporphyrin IX Accumulation in Glioblastoma Cells: A New Technique
Introduction. 5-Aminolevulinic Acid (5-ALA) is a precursor of heme synthesis. A metabolite, protoporphyrin IX (PpIX), selectively accumulates in neoplastic tissue including glioblastoma. PresurgicalExpand
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Leptin Promotes Glioblastoma
The hormone leptin has a variety of functions. Originally known for its role in satiety and weight loss, leptin more recently has been shown to augment tumor growth in a variety of cancers. WithinExpand
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Expression of O6-methylguanine-deoxyribose nucleic acid methyltransferase and temozolomide response in a patient with a malignant spinal cord astrocytoma. Case report.
The authors report the case of a 28-year-old woman with a high-grade spinal cord astrocytoma. Treatment using surgery, radiation, and temozolomide (TMZ) led to functional recovery and regression ofExpand
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Development of an iPhone application for sideline concussion testing.
Professional athletes are taking concussion very seriously, and missed play due to concussion is no longer stigmatized. One fortuitous consequence is increased awareness of the detrimental effects ofExpand
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Validation of the National Institutes of Health Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Survey as a Quality-of-Life Instrument for Patients with Malignant Brain Tumors and Their
At present there is a lack of well-validated surveys used to measure quality of life in patients with malignant brain tumors and their caregivers. The main objective of this pilot study was toExpand
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Racial Disparity Among Women Diagnosed With Invasive Breast Cancer in a Large Integrated Health System.
Purpose Reasons for the well-described disparity in outcomes between African American (AA) and non-Hispanic white (NHW) women with invasive breast cancer are unclear, making it difficult to identifyExpand
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