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Genetic Pathway Could Be New Target For Pediatric Tumor Treatment
2013-11-07 11:27:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Low-grade gliomas – a type of pediatric brain tumor that is difficult to care for medically – could potentially be treated using a known genetic pathway, according to new research published in Thursday’s edition of the journal Neuro-Oncology. In laboratory studies, Dr. Fausto Rodriguez, assistant professor of pathology and oncology at Johns Hopkins, and colleagues reported that the mammalian target of the rapamycin (mTOR)...

2013-11-01 23:24:31

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine for their identification of a biological marker that may help predict survival in patients with deadly brain cancers. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer commends Washington University School of Medicine researchers for identifying a protein that may give scientists better insight into more...

2013-10-16 23:02:50

The Firm is actively filing cell phone radiation lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed brain tumors from cell phones. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 As cell phone radiation lawsuits (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/cell-phone-radiation-lawsuit.html) continue to move forward in courts around the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes a French safety watchdog has issued new recommendations regarding the use of cell phones by children. According to a report...

2013-10-12 23:04:18

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends Greg Sousa, a 44-year-old brain cancer survivor, who recently completed a 700-mile bicycle ride to raise money for brain cancer research. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 12, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer commends Greg Sousa, a 44-year-old brain cancer survivor, who recently completed a 700-mile bicycle ride and raised $17,000 towards brain cancer research. According to an October 4, 2013...

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...

2013-09-28 23:04:02

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a repurposed FDA-approved drug, discovered by Johns Hopkins researchers, that has halted the growth of adult human brain tumor cells implanted in mice. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer discusses the finding of a repurposed FDA-approved drug that has halted the growth of adult human brain tumor cells in a study conducted by Johns Hopkins researchers....

2013-09-27 23:03:30

The Firm is representing cell phone radiation lawsuit plaintiffs who allegedly suffered brain tumors from cell phones. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 As cell phone radiation lawsuits (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/cell-phone-radiation-lawsuit.html) move forward throughout the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new study published in the International Journal of Oncology appears to confirm a link between cell phones and brain tumors that has been seen in previous...

2013-09-24 23:24:42

Nationwide ABTA Survey Drove Development of New Educational Offering for Physicians, Nurses and Social Workers Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA), in joint sponsorship with Cleveland Clinic, will present the 15th Annual Brain Tumor Update and 4th Annual International Symposium on Long-term Control of Metastases to the Brain and Spine on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Sunday, Nov. 10 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. The first day of the conference...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.