Quantcast

Latest Glioma Stories

2012-06-11 21:28:02

Molecular imaging technique provides vital information about the body's response to therapy faster and more safely for patients with an aggressive type of brain tumor A study revealed at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 59th Annual Meeting provides some hope for those with a malignant brain cancer called glioma. A method of molecular imaging that mimics an essential amino acid in the brain can now gauge whether the cancer is still active as early as two weeks after the start of treatment...

2012-06-06 21:37:32

Evolution of brain tumor cells under treatment reveal that it is the peripheral tumor cells that need to be targeted An Israeli physicist has developed a theoretical model to simulate the evolution of highly proliferating brain tumor core cells subjected to treatment by alternating radio frequency electric field. The research, by Alexander Iomin from the Israel Institute of Technology Technion in Haifa, is about to be published in EPJ E´. In another model, the author examines the...

2012-05-17 12:09:10

-The system doctors use to classify patients' malignant brain tumors is outdated. -Researchers have revised the system to accommodate treatment advances and molecular markers. -The new system will be validated in future clinical trials for malignant gliomas. Radiation oncology researchers have revised the system used by doctors since the 1990s to determine the prognosis of people with glioblastoma, which is the most devastating of malignant brain tumors. The outdated system was...

2012-05-03 15:47:05

They build "spaghetti models" of cancer progression similar to meteorologists' models for predicting hurricane paths Using mathematical models, researchers in the Integrated Mathematical Oncology (IMO) program at Moffitt Cancer Center are focusing their research on the interaction between the tumor and its microenvironment and the "selective forces" in that microenvironment that play a role in the growth and evolution of cancer. According to Alexander R. A. Anderson, Ph.D., chair of...

2012-05-01 23:03:27

ABTA Recognizes May as Brain Tumor Awareness Month Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month. In acknowledgement of this time of increased attention and awareness, the American Brain Tumor Association (http://www.abta.org) offers these “Top Ten” facts and statistics about brain tumors: 1)    More than 600,000 people in the United States are currently living with a brain tumor–approximately 209 out of every 100,000 people....

2012-04-16 05:09:12

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- A new compound has shown evidence of stopping the spread of tumors while also improving brain cancer treatment in animals, researchers explore how this could this work for humans. Traditional treatment of invasive brain tumors consists of a combination of chemotherapy and radiation, with this treatment few patients survive longer than two years after diagnosis. The reason for this is because the effectiveness of the treatment is limited by the tumor's aggressive...

2012-03-29 02:37:18

Researchers from Emory and the Georgia Institute of Technology have designed a new treatment approach that appears to halt the spread of cancer cells into normal brain tissue in animal models. Treating invasive brain tumors with a combination of chemotherapy and radiation has improved clinical outcomes, but few patients survive longer than two years after diagnosis. The effectiveness of treatment is limited by the tumor's aggressive invasion of healthy brain tissue, which restricts...


Word of the Day
ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
Related