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Triple therapy revs up immune system against a common brain tumor

A triple therapy for glioblastoma, consisting of two types of immunotherapy and targeted radiation, has significantly prolonged the survival of mice with these brain cancers, according to a new report.

Brain tumors hijack the brain's blood supply

Dangerous brain tumors hijack the brain's existing blood supply throughout their progression, according to new research.

A possible explanation for why brain tumors are more common, and more harmful, in males

A possible explanation for why brain tumors are more common, and more harmful, in males

New research helps explain why brain tumors occur more often in males and frequently are more harmful than similar tumors in females. For example, glioblastomas, the most common malignant brain tumors, are diagnosed twice as often in males, who suffer greater cognitive impairments than females and do not survive as long.

A Single Protein Could Unlock New Treatments For Brain Cancer

A Single Protein Could Unlock New Treatments For Brain Cancer

New research shows the protein neurons use to stay alive and healthy is used by brain cancer cells to maintain longevity to grow and metastasize. The findings could lead to breakthroughs in treatments for brain cancer.

Glioblastoma cell migration reveals a potential drug delivery route through the blood-brain barrier

Invading glioblastoma cells may hijack cerebral blood vessels during early stages of disease progression and damage the brain's protective barrier, according to results of a study.

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Triple therapy revs up immune system against a common brain tumor

A triple therapy for glioblastoma, consisting of two types of immunotherapy and targeted radiation, has significantly prolonged the survival of mice with these brain cancers, according to a new report.

Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial identifies men most likely to undergo biopsy

Healthy men participating in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial who actively participate in all trial steps are most likely to undergo a biopsy at the end of the trial, according to recent research.

Brain tumors hijack the brain's blood supply

Dangerous brain tumors hijack the brain's existing blood supply throughout their progression, according to new research.

A possible explanation for why brain tumors are more common, and more harmful, in males

New research helps explain why brain tumors occur more often in males and frequently are more harmful than similar tumors in females. For example, glioblastomas, the most common malignant brain tumors, are diagnosed twice as often in males, who suffer greater cognitive impairments than females and do not survive as long.

Everolimus does not improve overall survival of advanced liver cancer

Despite strong preclinical data, the drug everolimus failed to improve overall survival in patients with advanced liver cancer, compared to placebo, according to a study.

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