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2013-11-25 15:15:08

Glioblastoma is one of the most ominous brain tumors. Despite aggressive surgery, radiation and chemotherapy the outcome of this disease is almost always fatal. A UZH research team has now achieved success with a novel form of treatment that involves encouraging the body’s own immune system to recognise and eliminate cancer cells in the brain. Animal experiments show that it is relatively easy to treat cancer in the early stages. However, it is far more difficult to successfully treat...

2013-11-25 09:55:06

With standard care, median length of survival is 15 months after diagnosis of glioblastoma multiforme -- and only 10 percent survive more than 5 years Eight of 16 patients participating in a study of an experimental immune system therapy directed against the most aggressive malignant brain tumors – glioblastoma multiforme – survived longer than five years after diagnosis, according to Cedars-Sinai researchers, who presented findings Nov. 23 at the Fourth Quadrennial Meeting of the...

2013-11-23 23:02:03

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends Matt Englander for his determination to embrace life despite his battle with brain cancer. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends Matt Englander for his will to live a full life despite his battle with brain cancer. According to a November 13, 2013 article published by ABC News titled...

2013-11-21 23:24:23

Funding supports development of two new malignant glioma drugs. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 In just three years since the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) launched its Discovery Grant program, the organization is pleased to announce that its funding has aided the development of two new brain tumor drugs that target malignant gliomas such as glioblastoma multiforme (GBM)—a common and aggressive type of malignant brain tumor. While meeting with leading scientists and...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.