Oncology & Cancer

Brain tumour chemotherapy now available to even more NHS patients

Science can be a painstakingly slow process. It can take years of tweaking, refining and rethinking to get solid, reliable evidence. And when it comes to developing new cancer treatments, the layers of research needed go ...

Oncology & Cancer

Teamwork between cells fuels aggressive childhood brain tumor

Scientists have discovered that cancerous cells in an aggressive type of childhood brain tumour work together to infiltrate the brain, and this finding could ultimately lead to much needed new treatments, according to a new ...

Oncology & Cancer

Blood vessel-forming cells involved in aggressive brain tumour

A type of highly malignant brain tumour contains a large number of cells involved in the formation of new blood vessels, helping it proliferate and spread. Targeting these cells could hinder tumour growth, according to new ...

Oncology & Cancer

Genes of different importance for brain cancer

Two genes play important roles for the formation of malignant cancer in the brain. One gene prevents the formation of the tumour, while another gene promotes the tumour. This is shown in a new dissertation at UmeƄ University, ...

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