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Clinical Results Matches Development Locale With Subtype of Disease in Glioblastoma

Clinical Results Matches Development Locale With Subtype of Disease in Glioblastoma

Results from a recent clinical study show that distinct subtypes of glioblastoma tend to develop in different regions of the brain.

Phase 1 Study Results Show CAR T-cell Therapy Promising in Solid Brain Tumors

Phase 1 Study Results Show CAR T-cell Therapy Promising in Solid Brain Tumors

Glioblastoma tumors were successfully infiltrated by investigational CAR therapy with an acceptable safety profile.

Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy Combination Prolongs Survival in Low-grade Glial Brain Cancer

The addition of chemotherapy to radiation therapy prolonged survival in adults with grade 2 glial brain tumors.

Altered Metabolism of Four Compounds Drives Glioblastoma Growth

The altered metabolism of methionine, tryptophan, kynurenine, and 5-methylthioadenosine can drive the development of glioblastoma. Results also suggest ways to treat the cancer, slow its growth, and precisely elucidate its extent.

Novel Drug Combination Inhibits Growth of MYC-driven Medulloblastoma

The growth of medulloblastoma was inhibited by a new drug in research conducted in cell cultures and mice. This study targeted a particularly aggressive form of the disease driven by the oncogene MYC.

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Brain Cancer Clinical Trials

Chemoradiotherapy Showed No Survival Benefit Over Chemotherapy in Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers discovered no survival benefit of chemoradiotherapy over chemotherapy in treating locally advanced pancreatic cancer in the LAP01 Randomized Clinical Trial.

Experimental Targeted Therapy Succeeds in Rare Pediatric Cancer

The experimental treatment LOXO-101 led to remarkable improvement for a 20-month-old girl whose rare pediatric cancer did not respond to surgery or chemotherapy.

Tumor Regression Achieved With LOXO-101 in Phase 1 Study

Tumors of varied types of genetically defined cancer were significantly reduced by the drug LOXO-101, according to phase 1 study results.

Phase 1 Study Results Show CAR T-cell Therapy Promising in Solid Brain Tumors

Glioblastoma tumors were successfully infiltrated by investigational CAR therapy with an acceptable safety profile.

Research Unit Aims To Train Nurses to Provide Better Care to Clinical Trial Patients

A research unit created by oncology nurses trains nurses to provide high quality care to patients in oncology clinical trials.

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