Oncology & Cancer

New tools improve care for cancers that spread to the brain

Ambitious efforts at UVA Cancer Center to improve care delivered to patients with cancer that has spread to the brain have yielded important insights and tools that can benefit other hospitals, a new publication reports.

Medical research

Immunotherapy drug for advanced lung cancer shows promise

Lung cancer spreads to the brain in about one-quarter of patients with an advanced form of the disease. To date, radiation has been the only treatment option, but it comes with toxic side effects. Researchers at Yale Cancer ...

Oncology & Cancer

New mechanism fueling brain metastasis discovered at Wistar

Scientists at The Wistar Institute described a novel mechanism through which astrocytes, the most abundant supporting cells in the brain, also promote cancer cell growth and metastasis in the brain.

Oncology & Cancer

Study holds promise for new pediatric brain tumor treatment

New research published in Nature Communications from scientists at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U), in collaboration with the Stanford University School of Medicine, shows a specific protein ...

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 ...

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