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News: Craniopharyngioma

Racing fan's wish comes true as he meets Jenson Button  -  23 Nov 2009
South Wales Evening PostShaun is battling a type of brain tumour called Craniopharyngioma, and his trip to see Jenson was granted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation. ...

Health Matters : What is Craniopharyngioma ?  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎ (Pressemitteilung)Craniopharyngioma, or Rathke's pouch, is a congenital tumor of the brain. It is thought to arise from cells which exist at the junction of the pituitary ...

Brave John's lawn firm a cut above  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
This is ScunthorpeHis eyesight began to fail he had to stop work when he was diagnosed with Craniopharyngioma [a type of brain tumour]. Luckily, tests showed the tumour was ...

Community rallies to remodel home for family with chronically ill child  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Knoxville News SentinelSince 2006, Emily has been diagnosed with chronic pancreatitis, ulcerative colitis, diabetes mellitus, diabetes insipidus and craniopharyngioma, ...

Alongside his scar, a smile  -  ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
Buffalo NewsCraniopharyngioma, the type of cancer Deaglan had, generally strikes children and adults over 50. More than a year ago, Deaglan started suffering a variety ...

Doctors not able to completely remove girl's brain tumour  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Northern Daily NewsIn March 2008, Kendall was diagnosed with craniopharyngioma, a benign invasive brain tumour. By December, and after numerous appointments in Toronto, ...

Alderville band council seeks funding for stream testing  -  07 Aug 2009
Northumberland TodayOne woman's child died of a brain aneurysm and the other is being treated for craniopharyngioma, a cancerous pituitary tumour in the brain.

Event will support SickKids Centre  -  07 Aug 2009
Northumberland TodayDiagnosed with craniopharyngioma, a cancerous pituitary tumour, in February 2008, Brenna's early symptoms of vomiting and head pain were unexplained even

OLI foundation back on the podium  -  ‎Aug 4, 2009‎
Nouvelles St-Laurent NewsO'Linda Cuffaro was diagnosed with craniopharyngioma, a rare and slow growing tumor. Today, she is unable to lead the healthy and happy life she shared with

Minimally Invasive Endonasal Surgery ~ Preferred Route for ...  -  ‎Aug 4, 2009‎
Medical TourismIn patients in whom the endonasal route is used to remove a brain tumor such as a meningioma or craniopharyngioma, additional bone is removed from the skull

News readers send boy 1350 get-well cards  -  ‎Jul 23, 2009‎
Buffalo NewsDeaglan Carney has craniopharyngioma, a relatively rare tumor that generally affects children. He is scheduled to undergo surgery late this month in New

East Aurora boy comes through rare brain surgery  -  ‎Jul 30, 2009‎
Buffalo NewsIn April, Deaglan was diagnosed in Women & Children's Hospital with a craniopharyngioma, a relatively rare brain tumor that afflicts children and adults

Kendall's family grateful for community support  -  Dec 16, 2008
Timmins Daily Press,Our daughter, Kendall Fountain, was diagnosed with Craniopharyngioma (an invasive benign brain tumour) in March, 2008. It was a very traumatic and

Solihull toddler refused costly tumour treatment  -  Dec 17, 2008,Iona, who had an operation to remove the benign Craniopharyngioma tumour from her brain in 2007, will undergo radiotherapy.

Within reach  -  Nov 7, 2008
Anchorage Daily News,An MRI revealed craniopharyngioma, a brain tumor. RoseFigura needed four hours of brain surgery to relieve pressure on her pituitary gland,

Could you be Solihull's Shining Star?  -  Oct 29, 2008,Then aged six, Iona, from Olton, underwent ten hours of brain surgery in 2007 to remove a slow-growing tumour called Craniopharyngioma.

Concert to help single mother with brain tumor  -  Jun 22, 2008
Sarasota Herald-Tribune,If the craniopharyngioma involves the optic tracts or nerves, blindness can occur. Surgery is usually performed to remove the tumor to help preserve visual

Woman presents with progressive unexplained visual loss in right eye  -  Jul 9, 2008
OSN SuperSite (subscription),The differential diagnosis includes neoplastic processes such as a pituitary adenoma, meningioma, glioma, craniopharyngioma or chordoma, as well as vascular

Girl, 6, battles tumour; Timmins Police Association and Club ...  -  May 2, 2008
Timmins Daily Press,In March, Kendell Fountain was diagnosed with craniopharyngioma, a slow-growing benign tumour located in the central part of the brain.

Direct Evidence for Beneficial Effect of Growth Hormone ...  -  May 7, 2008
DG NewsTheir major aetiologies included nonfunctioning pituitary adenoma (26.7% of patients), idiopathic GHD (15.5%), craniopharyngioma (12.1%),

Nothing is beyond his grasp  -  May 18, 2008
Albany Times Union,Mike lost eyesight in his right eye in the sixth grade, before a craniopharyngioma (a benign tumor that crushed his optic nerve) was removed.

Bouncing back from a 1000-day headache  -  Apr 29, 2008
Buffalo News,It turned out to be craniopharyngioma, a relatively rare brain tumor that often afflicts children. It is not cancerous, but if left unchecked is fatal.

Identification of Novel Tumor Biomarkers Holds Promise for ...  -  Apr 28, 2008
Newswise (press release)...medulloblastoma, atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor, primitive neuroectodermal tumor, ganglioglioma, hemangioblastoma and craniopharyngioma, n=16).

Just call her a survivor  -  Apr 24, 2008, to 40 is a milestone rather than a downer,� says Ms. Senior, who was diagnosed in 1994 with “a very large brain tumour� called a craniopharyngioma.

Little Star with huge courage  -  Mar 21, 2008
Manchester Evening News,After the eye test Taylor was sent to Royal Manchester Children's Hospital for tests and he was diagnosed with a condition called craniopharyngioma.

Ailing girl's dream: To provide comfort to others  -  Mar 18, 2008
The Star-Ledger -,It was shortly before St. Patrick's Day last year when Maggie was diagnosed with craniopharyngioma, an illness causing a brain tumor that affects the

DJ Seidenwurm for the Expert Panel on Neurologic Imaging  -  Mar 12, 2008
AJNR (subscription),Other common mass lesions that may affect the neuroendocrine system are germ-line tumors, meningioma, craniopharyngioma, and Rathke cleft cyst among others.

mri during brain surgery takes time but helps find residual disease  -  Nov 20, 2007
MedPage Today,...specimens obtained during mri-guided surgical procedures included glioma (n=66), meningioma (7), craniopharyngioma (5), mesial temporal sclerosis (1),

News-Capital editor subject of ‘Miracle Minute’ on Channel 8  -  Sep 29, 2007
Mcalester News Capital,Han discovered Lane had a condition known as craniopharyngioma, which is the presence of a benign tumor close to the pituitary gland, the small gland at the

Disability can't stop steady hand  -  Sep 23, 2007
Philadelphia Inquirer,What Barrall has not lost is the ability to work with his hands, a skill he developed before he turned 11, When he was stricken with craniopharyngioma - a

Background information on Craniopharyngioma [When available]

A tumor of the brain that develops from the epithelium derived from Rathke's pouch and usually affects children.

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