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2010-10-04 23:07:28

A new vaccine added to standard therapy appears to offer a survival advantage for patients suffering from glioblastoma (GBM), the most deadly form of brain cancer.

2010-06-05 08:00:00

CHICAGO, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from the first phase III clinical trial of NovoCure's NovoTTF device for treatment of patients with recurrent glioblastoma (GBM) were presented today as a late breaking abstract during the Neuro-Oncology session at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago.

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2010-05-18 10:28:23

Researchers have identified an important cancer gene that could lead to more effective drugs being developed to fight pediatric high grade glioma, a disease which currently has a poor prognosis.

2009-10-01 13:58:00

Chemotherapy alone is just as effective as radiation / New positive prognostic factor found.

2009-09-02 06:30:00

BOSTON, Mass. and TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-03-10 14:22:59

The final results of a clinical trial show adding chemotherapy to radiotherapy treatment for brain tumors can extend a patient's survival for up to five years.

2009-03-09 13:53:12

German and Swiss scientists say they have used the combination of two drugs to achieve a substantial improvement in the treatment of certain brain tumors. The researchers led by Professor Dr. Ulrich Herrlinger of the University of Bonn treated 39 patients who had been diagnosed with a gliablastoma.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.