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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...

2013-10-04 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...

2013-09-30 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...

2013-09-19 23:33:53

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a possible breakthrough in brain cancer treatment that could double survival rates, according to Dr. Charles Cobbs. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a possible breakthrough in brain cancer treatment that could potentially double survival rates, according to Dr. Charles Cobbs of...

2013-09-05 23:01:57

The Chris Elliott Fund commented on its support of Project Violet initiatives and their groundbreaking work in brain cancer. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 On August 29th, Dellann Elliott Mydland of the Chris Elliott Fund released a statement on their support of the initiatives of Project Violet: "In the 12 years that Chris Elliott Fund has provided patient support to the brain cancer community, we’ve seen how vital the development of new and innovative treatments is to...


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