Oncology & Cancer

New research opens the 'black box' of malignant melanoma

When malignant melanoma metastasizes to the brain, it is a death sentence for most patients. Metastatic melanoma is the deadliest of the skin cancers and the mechanisms that govern early metastatic growth and interactions ...

Oncology & Cancer

A new therapy proves effective against brain metastasis

A study published in Nature Medicine by a team led by Manuel Valiente, head of the Brain Metastasis Group at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), shows that the administration of silibinin in patients with ...

Oncology & Cancer

Radiation Seeds Effective Against Single Metastatic Brain Tumors

(PhysOrg.com) -- A study led by specialists at the Brain Tumor Center at the University of Cincinnati (UC) Neuroscience Institute affirms the benefits and safety of aggressive, localized treatment for patients with a single ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers discover microRNA role in brain metastasis

Conducting genetic profiles using microRNA can help doctors predict which lung cancer patients are likely to also develop brain metastasis (BM), according to a study published today by Scottsdale Healthcare and the Translational ...

Oncology & Cancer

Agent shows ability to suppress brain metastasis and related damage

(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists are one step closer to repairing the damage caused by brain metastasis, a major challenge in cancer treatment, according to data published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association ...

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