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2013-02-13 12:27:16

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lentigen Corporation, a biotechnology company specializing in the development and manufacture of lentiviral gene delivery products, announced today that that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug status to P140K methylguanine methyltransferase (MGMT) transduced human CD34 cells (product name: LG631-CD34) for bone marrow protection in the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme. Orphan drug designation qualifies...

2013-01-26 23:02:38

Voices Against Brain Cancer responds to an article that reports on new research suggesting that a more focused form of radiation treatment can be more effective for treating brain tumors. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 26, 2013 On January 26, Voices Against Brain Cancer (VABC) responds to a recent article published by Health.com regarding a new form of radiation treatment that has the potential to be a more effective tool in the fight against brain cancer. New research suggests that the use...

2013-01-20 23:01:47

Dr. Weiran Tang is the newly named Director of the Tumor Immunology Laboratory at Puhua International Hospitals-Temple of Heaven, Beijing, China. Beijing, China (PRWEB) (PRWEB) January 20, 2013 Puhua International Hospitals (PIH)-Temple of Heaven (http://www.puhuachina.com) has been a leading international hospital in Beijing, China, for the past 20 years. During that time PIH has maintained a dominant presence in Beijing, China in neurology, neurosurgery and related areas of medicine and...

New Tool Helps Brain Surgeons Test Brain Tissue During Surgery
2013-01-10 13:25:09

Purdue University A new tool that could allow for faster, more comprehensive testing of brain tissue during surgery successfully identified the cancer type, grade and tumor margins in five brain surgery patients, according to a Purdue University and Brigham and Women's Hospital study. The tool sprays a microscopic stream of charged solvent onto the tissue surface to gather information about its molecular makeup and produces a color-coded image that reveals the nature and concentration...

2013-01-07 08:30:24

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Del Mar Pharma today announced that the European Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP) has recommended the designation of VAL-083 as an orphan medicinal product for the treatment of glioma. The COMP recommendation will be ratified by the European Commission in accordance with Article 5(8) of Regulation (EC) No. 141/2000. Glioma is a type of tumor that starts in the brain or spine and includes glioblastoma multiforme (GBM),...

2012-12-17 05:01:33

The firm continues to investigate potential cell phone radiation lawsuits on behalf of people who developed cancerous brain tumors possibly associated with their use of mobile phones. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 16, 2012 Amid growing concerns of a possible connection between cell phones and brain cancer, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has endorsed The Cell Phone Right to Know Act, H.R. 6358, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. The Act, which is sponsored by Rep Dennis J. Kucinich...

2012-12-10 05:00:16

Bernstein Liebhard LLP continues to investigate potential cell phone radiation lawsuits on behalf of people who developed brain cancer and other tumors possibly associated with their use of mobile phones. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 09, 2012 As cell phone radiation lawsuits continue to move forward in the U.S., the International Commission for Electromagnetic Safety (ICEMS) has released a position paper voicing support for the recent ruling by the Italian Supreme Court that cell...

2012-12-05 12:26:27

PLANO, Texas, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Evidence continues to grow linking health concerns with cell phone radiation, including brain tumors, pregnancy and fetal development, male infertility, insomnia, memory loss, and migraines amongst the more concerning health issues. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has categorised radiation from cell phones as "possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B) based on an increased risk for glioma, a malignant type of brain...

2012-12-04 13:01:02

Use unique combination of diet and radiation therapy A team of brain cancer researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center has effectively treated brain tumor cells using a unique combination of diet and radiation therapy. The study, "The Ketogenic Diet Is an Effective Adjuvant to Radiation Therapy for the Treatment of Malignant Glioma," was published in PLOS ONE. Led by Adrienne C. Scheck, PhD, Principal Investigator in Neuro-Oncology and...

2012-11-29 08:29:49

The Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment at Swedish discovers that an FDA-approved treatment for alcoholism may also work for brain cancer New funds from the Ivy Foundation will further this research SEATTLE, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Swedish Medical Center announced today that the Ben and Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment (Ivy Center) will receive an additional $2.5 million grant from the Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation (Ivy...