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Jumpstarting Brain Tumor Drug Development Coalition hosts seminal workshop with brain tumor patient advocates, leading neuro-oncologists, biopharmaceutical industry representatives, FDA, and NCI
The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project has identified the most common genetic alteration ever reported in the brain tumor ependymoma and evidence that the alteration drives tumor development.
In response to a December 16, 2013 article published by Yotta Fire, Voices Against Brain Cancer comments on a new laser-based tool that could drastically improve the accuracy of brain tumor surgery.
Drugs that enhance a process called oxidative stress were found to kill rhabdomyosarcoma tumor cells growing in the laboratory and possibly bolstered the effectiveness of chemotherapy against this aggressive tumor of muscle and other soft tissue.
When used to treat pediatric patients with intracranial malignant tumors, proton therapy may limit the toxicity of radiation therapy while preserving tumor control.
A further step along the road to the personalization of cancer medicine, where treatment is based on the individual molecular characteristics of tumors rather than their primary site, will be presented at the 2013 European Cancer Congress (ECC2013), which starts on Friday 27 September in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers and their colleagues have used digital versions of a standard molecular biology tool to detect a common tumor-associated mutation in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of patients with brain tumors.
Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on the discovery of a Nano drug that may aid in treatment of brain tumors. New
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.
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