Latest glioblastoma multiforme Stories

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...

2013-12-10 23:33:21

In response to an article published by Science Daily, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses the results of an immune system study that could lead to the cure of a hostile malignant brain tumor. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research, responds to an article published by Science Daily on November 25th, which discusses the results generated from...

2013-12-09 14:05:31

Researchers identify mechanism implicated in brain cancer and a drug that decreases brain tumor growth Researchers at the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) have made a discovery that could lead to better treatment for patients suffering from brain cancer. Despite current treatment strategies, the median survival for patients with the most aggressive brain cancer – called glioblastoma, is 15 months. Less than five per cent of patients survive beyond five years....

2013-12-09 10:00:24

PKM2 controls mitosis, saving cancer cells from death and promoting brain tumor growth Researchers have caught a protein they previously implicated in a variety of cancer-promoting roles performing a vital function in cell division, survival and development of brain tumors. In a paper published in Molecular Cell, Zhimin Lu, Ph.D., professor of Neuro-Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and colleagues report how a tumor-specific protein flips a crucial switch in...

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