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Modulating immune response to injury could accelerate the regeneration of severed peripheral nerves, a new study in an animal model has found.
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.
Researchers have developed an improved version of an enzyme that degrades the dense scar tissue that forms when the central nervous system is damaged.
Chemotherapy is an integral part of modern cancer treatment, but it's not always effective. Successful chemotherapy depends on the ability of anticancer drugs to escape from the bloodstream through the leaky blood vessels that often surround tumors.
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