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2013-12-21 23:02:15

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, announces an award contest on Facebook to recognize neurosurgeons and nurses who have made significant strides in finding a cure. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer announces its annual 2013 VABC Awards – an online contest on the organization’s Facebook page that will award a grant to one neurosurgeon and one nurse who has made significant achievements in the...

2013-12-20 23:25:26

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. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, responds to a December 16, 2013 article that discusses a new laser-based tool that may greatly improve the accuracy of surgical procedures involving brain...

2013-12-20 08:25:46

SYDNEY, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Novogen Limited, an oncology drug development company, announced today the signing of a Sponsored Research Agreement with Cornell University. The Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC) in New York will become the cornerstone of a collaboration across Europe, US, Asia and Australia involving universities and biotechnology companies seeking a treatment capable of delivering long-term remission for the main form of primary brain cancer, glioblastoma...

2013-12-16 23:04:52

The Chris Elliott Fund announces its grand opening with an open house celebration and ribbon cutting on January 3rd, 2014 in Redmond. Redmond, WA (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 The Chris Elliott Fund (CEF), a brain cancer and brain tumor patient advocacy organization, announces the grand opening of their new Patient Support Services Center in Redmond Washington. For the past 11 ½ years, the organization has provided free patient services in various locations in Washington and virtually to...

2013-12-16 18:14:37

Rates of programmed cell death higher in mice treated with experimental drug than in untreated animals with same cancer An experimental drug that targets macrophages, a type of immune cells, in the microenvironment surrounding the lethal brain tumor glioblastoma multiforme decreased the cancer's growth and extended survival of laboratory mice with the cancer, scientists will report on Tuesday Dec. 17, at the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) annual meeting in New Orleans. The...

2013-12-16 08:23:17

Analysis of phase 2 trial shows potential increase in survival for glioblastoma patients who received vaccine compared to standard of care; Study results support randomized NCI sponsored trial CHICAGO, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) treated with an experimental vaccine made from the patient's own resected tumor tissue showed an improved survival compared with historical patients who received the standard of care...

2013-12-14 23:03:17

In response to an article published by Yotta Fire, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a study that looks into a new and effective method of delivering chemotherapy drugs directly to brain cancer patients. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, responds to an article published by Yotta Fire on December 4th that discusses a new...

2013-12-13 23:03:33

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses the progress being made in developing more effective treatments for a rare and deadly brain tumor that affects children under the age of 4. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, responds to an article published by the Montreal Gazette on December 11, 2013 that discusses the progress being made...

2013-12-11 23:25:34

In response to an article published by Medical News Today, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a new test that may revolutionize the way medical experts diagnose brain cancer. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, responds to an article published by Medical News Today on November 29th that discusses how a new technique developed...

2013-12-11 04:21:11

LONDON, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GW Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: GWPH, AIM: GWP, "GW" or the "Company"), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary cannabinoid product platform, announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a Notice of Allowance for U.S. Application Serial Number 12/996,124, a patent which covers the use of cannabinoids for treating glioma. Glioma...