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2013-05-07 23:03:28

Advocates from across the country joined the National Brain Tumor Society in meeting with congressional leaders to discuss the importance of cancer research funding and oral chemotherapy parity. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, today held their annual “Head to the Hill” advocacy day in Washington, D.C. The event drew hundreds of brain tumor advocates from across the...

2013-05-06 20:49:32

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a group of proteins that are mutated in about one-fifth of all human cancers. The finding suggests that the proteins, which are members of a protein complex that affects how DNA is packaged in cells, work to suppress the development of tumors in many types of tissues. The broad reach of the effect of mutations in the complex, called BAF, rivals that of another well-known tumor suppressor called p53. It also furthers...

2013-05-03 23:18:19

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain tumor research and advocacy, comments on an article discussing a new finding that may help in diagnosing and treating certain pediatric brain tumor cases. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 On May 3, Voices Against Brain Cancer (VABC), an organization dedicated to brain tumor research and advocacy, comments on an article discussing a new finding that may help doctors in classifying and treating certain pediatric brain tumors....

2013-04-16 13:33:24

Researchers with the Institute of Urologic Oncology and the Department of Urology at UCLA have classified kidney cancer into several unique subtypes, a finding that will help physicians tailor treatment to individual patients and that moves cancer care one step closer to personalized medicine. The finding is the result of 10 years of UCLA researchers studying kidney cancers at the genetic and molecular levels, conducting chromosomal analyses in an effort to identify what mutations may be...

2013-04-15 13:03:20

The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital -- Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project advances understanding of genetic defects underlying childhood low-grade gliomas and identifies promising new drug therapies The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital — Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project has identified mutations responsible for more than half of a subtype of childhood brain tumor that takes a high toll on patients. Researchers also found evidence the...

2013-04-14 12:21:35

The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project advances understanding of genetic defects underlying childhood low-grade gliomas and identifies promising new drug therapies MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project has identified mutations responsible for more than half of a subtype of childhood brain tumor that takes a high...

2013-04-05 23:00:13

Voices Against Brain Cancer (VABC) responds to an article posted by Bioscience Technology detailing how the blockage of molecular pathways in the brain may be a contributing factor to the development of brain tumors. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 On April 5, 2013, Voices Against Brain Cancer (VABC) responds to an article posted by Bioscience Technology detailing how the blockage of molecular pathways in the brain could be a contributing factor in the development of brain tumors. The...

2013-03-08 00:28:36

Lack of studies regarding benefit / Only few comparative studies on diagnostic accuracy For patients with bone and soft tissue tumors, the study data currently available allow no robust conclusions as to the advantages and disadvantages of using positron emission tomography (PET), alone or in combination with computed tomography (CT). This is because no studies have directly compared the benefit of these imaging techniques with conventional diagnostics. And the few available studies on...

2013-01-26 23:02:38

Voices Against Brain Cancer responds to an article that reports on new research suggesting that a more focused form of radiation treatment can be more effective for treating brain tumors. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 26, 2013 On January 26, Voices Against Brain Cancer (VABC) responds to a recent article published by Health.com regarding a new form of radiation treatment that has the potential to be a more effective tool in the fight against brain cancer. New research suggests that the use...

2012-12-03 12:27:11

-- Two Gene Mutations Identified in Neuroblastoma, Says Researcher from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia-- PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using powerful gene-analysis tools, researchers have discovered mutations in two related genes, ARID1A and ARID1B, that are involved in the most aggressive form of the childhood cancer neuroblastoma. While these findings do not immediately improve clinical treatments, they identify a novel pathway that is defective...