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2013-10-12 23:04:18

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends Greg Sousa, a 44-year-old brain cancer survivor, who recently completed a 700-mile bicycle ride to raise money for brain cancer research. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 12, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer commends Greg Sousa, a 44-year-old brain cancer survivor, who recently completed a 700-mile bicycle ride and raised $17,000 towards brain cancer research. According to an October 4, 2013...

2013-10-11 23:25:51

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a study that looked into the preservation of cognitive function after radiotherapy treatments. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a study that looked into the preservation of cognitive function for brain cancer patients after radiotherapy treatments. According to an October 7th...

2013-10-11 23:03:13

Runners raise $120,000 to advance the understanding and treatment of brain tumors. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Team Breakthrough, the American Brain Tumor Association’s running and endurance program, will have 75 runners taking part in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon this Sunday, Oct. 13. In total, ABTA runners have already raised $120,000 in conjunction with this year’s event. The top three Team Breakthrough Chicago Marathon fundraisers are Curtis Sanford, a brain...

2013-10-09 08:27:04

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) Phase 1b clinical trial is ongoing for VAL-083, a chemotherapy that has been well-studied by the National Institutes of Health VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The president and CEO of DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar Pharma" or "DelMar") Jeffrey Bacha spoke to Life Science IP Review (LSIPR) about developing new intellectual property (IP) for their lead drug candidate, VAL-083, a new therapy in...

2013-10-08 13:17:08

A major study conducted at the Sahlgrenska Academy has now disproved theories of a viral cause for breast cancer and the brain tumor, glioblastoma. The study, which was based on over seven billion DNA sequences and which is published in Nature Communications, found no genetic traces of viruses in these forms of cancer. It has been scientifically proven that about 15 per cent of all cancer cases are the result of viral infection, but many researchers believe that even more cancers could be...

2013-10-08 08:28:38

CARMEL, Calif., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- By loading sickle red blood cells with cancer fighting drugs and programming them to burst open in tumors, scientists have found a novel way to deliver large amounts of chemotherapy into oxygen-starved tumors that have proven difficult to treat in humans. The research featured on the cover of the October issue of the Journal of Controlled Release builds on a breakthrough cancer treatment chosen by Wikipedia as a scientific event of 2013....

2013-10-05 23:04:39

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a new experimental approach to treating specific brain cancer developed by researchers at Sanford-Burnham. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer discusses a new experimental approach to treating a specific type of brain cancer called medulloblastoma. According to a September 25, 2013 article published by Science Daily titled “New Approach to Treating Human...

2013-10-04 23:23:15

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends Israeli researchers at the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School for their ground-breaking discovery of a cancer-driving protein. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer and research, commends a team of Israeli researchers for their discovery of a cancer-driving protein. According to an October 1, 2013 article...

2013-10-02 16:24:26

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, October 5 beginning at 6:30 PM at UCLA's Schoenberg Hall in Los Angeles, Art of the Brain, an unprecedented organization of "Brain Buddies," brain cancer patients and families who celebrate art and life undefeated by brain cancer, will enjoy its 14(th) anniversary Gala. Hundreds of friends will enjoy the festivities, food, music, and a world premiere performance by renowned percussionist Cory Hills. The piece, called The Rhythm...

2013-09-30 14:19:00

Results from a clinical trial of a new treatment for glioblastoma suggest that researchers may have found a new approach to treating this most aggressive of brain tumors, as well as a potential new biological marker than can predict the tumor's response to treatment. Presenting the research to the 2013 European Cancer Congress (ECC2013) today (Monday), Professor Wolfgang Wick will say that combining radiotherapy with an anti-cancer drug called APG101 – a fusion protein similar to an...