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High-Dose Vitamin C Infusions Increase Cancer Cell Sensitivity to Chemotherapy, Radiation

High-Dose Vitamin C Infusions Increase Cancer Cell Sensitivity to Chemotherapy, Radiation

Regular infusions of high doses of vitamin C safely increased cancer cell sensitivity to treatment in patients with brain and lung cancers.

National Brain Tumor Society Launches Brain-Tumor Clinical Trial Finder

National Brain Tumor Society Launches Brain-Tumor Clinical Trial Finder

NBTS launched a clinical trial finder specific to brain tumors to engage patients in research and clinical trials.

Temozolomide With Radiotherapy for Glioblastoma Provides Some Survival Benefit in Elderly

Temozolomide With Radiotherapy for Glioblastoma Provides Some Survival Benefit in Elderly

The addition of temozolomide to short-course radiotherapy in elderly patients with glioblastoma was associated with some survival benefit compared with radiotherapy alone.

No Connection Found Between CMV Infection and Aggressive Brain Cancer

No Connection Found Between CMV Infection and Aggressive Brain Cancer

A recent analysis of tumor tissue samples from patients with glioblastoma and glial cancer indicate no association between CMV infection and brain cancer.

Anti-malaria Drug Chloroquine May Help Combat Some Brain Tumors

Anti-malaria Drug Chloroquine May Help Combat Some Brain Tumors

Adding the anti-malaria drug chloroquine to standard therapies may help combat resistance to therapy and also resensitize glioblastoma patients to targeted treatments that had previously stopped working.

Brain Cancer Clinical Trials

High-Dose Vitamin C Infusions Increase Cancer Cell Sensitivity to Chemotherapy, Radiation

Regular infusions of high doses of vitamin C safely increased cancer cell sensitivity to treatment in patients with brain and lung cancers.

Barriers in Routine Care Coverage for Cancer Clinical Trial Participants Still Exist

Despite the ACA mandate on coverage for clinical trial participants, many facilities involved in cancer research still coping with insurance denials for participants.

National Brain Tumor Society Launches Brain-Tumor Clinical Trial Finder

NBTS launched a clinical trial finder specific to brain tumors to engage patients in research and clinical trials.

CTCs Promising as Biomarker to Identify Lung Cancer Recurrence

Prospective pilot study demonstrates accuracy of circulating tumor cells as a biomarker indicating lung cancer recurrence.

Temozolomide With Radiotherapy for Glioblastoma Provides Some Survival Benefit in Elderly

The addition of temozolomide to short-course radiotherapy in elderly patients with glioblastoma was associated with some survival benefit compared with radiotherapy alone.

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