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2011-03-14 16:16:58

Pilocytic astrocytoma (PA) is the most common pediatric brain tumor, and there are few medical therapies available to those patients for whom surgery is not curative.

2011-03-10 13:24:52

A detailed analysis of gene fusions present at high frequency in the most common pediatric brain tumors has been performed for the first time.

2010-12-14 23:50:19

For patients with glioma, the most common primary brain tumor, new findings may explain why current therapies fail to eradicate the cancer.

2010-02-11 08:25:00

TUSTIN, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2010-01-14 12:11:31

Missing, mutated genes occur simultaneously in unique set of pediatric brain tumors.

2009-12-04 13:27:56

There was no substantial change in brain tumor incidence among adults 5 to 10 years after cell phone usage sharply increased.

2009-12-02 08:30:00

TUSTIN, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM) today reported completion of patient enrollment in a dose confirmation and dosimetry trial of Cotara® in patients with relapsed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the deadliest form of brain cancer.

2009-09-02 06:30:00

BOSTON, Mass. and TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-09-01 10:53:38

Malignant brain tumors often fail to respond to promising new medication. Researchers in Heidelberg have discovered a mechanism and a tumor marker for the development of this resistance.


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