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2013-08-23 23:21:22

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a new way of analyzing data acquired in MR imaging that appears to have the ability to identify whether or not brain tumors are responding to angiogenesis therapy. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 On August 23, Voices Against Brain Cancer comments on a new MR analysis technique that reveals whether or not brain tumors are responding to angiogenesis therapy. According to an August...

2013-08-13 11:35:26

Neural stem cells transplanted into tumor-bearing rats can hinder tumor cell growth and prolife-ration; however, the mechanism remains unclear. Abnormal activation of the Ras/Raf/Mek/Erk signaling cascade plays an important role in glioma. Inhibition of this aberrant activity could effectively hinder glioma cell proliferation and promote cell apoptosis. To investigate the mechanism of glioblastoma treatment by neural stem cell trans-plantation with respect to the Ras/Raf/Mek/Erk pathway, Hua...

2013-08-06 23:29:05

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a new vaccine study beginning at North Shore-LIJ ‘s Brain Tumor Center. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 On August 6, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a new vaccine study beginning at North Shore-LIJ’s Brain Tumor Center. According to an August 1, 2013 article published on The Island Now, titled, “Brain...

Researchers Reveal Genes That Drive Brain Cancer
2013-08-06 07:59:48

Columbia University Medical Center Columbia researchers find that about 15 percent of glioblastoma patients could receive personalized treatment with drugs currently used in other cancers A team of researchers at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Medical Center has identified 18 new genes responsible for driving glioblastoma multiforme, the most common -- and most aggressive -- form of brain cancer in adults. The study was published August 5, 2013, in...

2013-07-30 23:01:29

The Firm is actively filing cell phone radiation lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered brain tumors from cell phones New York, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a law firm representing consumers in cell phone radiation lawsuits (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/cell-phone-radiation-lawsuit.html), notes that a new study conducted in Israel has found a possible link between heavy cell phone use and an increased cancer risk. According to a July 30th...

2013-07-29 23:19:50

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a new approach for studying glioblastoma multiforme, one of the most common and aggressive forms of brain cancer. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 On July 29, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a new approach for studying human glioblastoma multiforme, one of the most common and aggressive forms of brain cancer....

2013-07-23 14:54:10

Human glioblastoma multiforme, one of the most common, aggressive and deadly forms of brain cancer, is notoriously difficult to study. Scientists have traditionally studied cancer cells in petri dishes, which have none of the properties of the brain tissues in which these cancers grow, or in expensive animal models. Now a team of engineers has developed a three-dimensional hydrogel that more closely mimics conditions in the brain. In a paper in the journal Biomaterials, the researchers...

2013-07-19 23:17:03

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on the discovery of a Nano drug that may aid in treatment of brain tumors. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 On July 19, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on the discovery of a Nano drug, SapC-DOPS, that may aid in treating brain tumors. According to a July 17, 2013 article published on MedicalXpress.com entitled...

2013-07-02 23:18:27

Study investigated treatment for canine brain tumors while aiding development of potential new therapy for humans. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) today announced highlights from the final report on a grant supporting clinical research of naturally-occurring canine brain tumors to discover more effective methods of treatment for human brain tumors. The $200,000 grant was awarded by the ABTA in 2011 to San Diego-based Tocagen, Inc. for the...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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