Oncology & Cancer

Study identifies enzyme that helps tumors evade the immune system

Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified an enzyme which aids tumors in evading the immune system, findings that could provide future directions for tumor treatment, according to a study published in Nature Communications.


Predicting risk of blood clots in brain tumors

Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a new tool to help physicians predict the risk of venous thromboembolism in patients with adult-type diffuse gliomas, results published in the journal Blood.

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A glioma is a type of tumor that starts in the brain or spine. It is called a glioma because it arises from glial cells. The most common site of gliomas is the brain.

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