Oncology & Cancer

Human nanomedicine drug showing promise in solid cancers

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) is one of four cancer centers involved in testing a new "nanomedicine" ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study suggests new treatment target for glioblastoma multiforme

A study by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers published online today in Nature reveals new insight into why the most common, deadly kind of brain tumor in adults recurs and identifies a potential target for future ...

Oncology & Cancer

Old drugs find new target for treating brain tumor

Scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, in collaboration with colleagues in Boston and South Korea, say they have identified a novel gene mutation that ...

Medical research

Study reveals one reason brain tumors are more common in men

New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis helps explain why brain tumors occur more often in males and frequently are more harmful than similar tumors in females. For example, glioblastomas, the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cold virus, stem cells tested to destroy deadly brain cancer

A first-of-a-kind neural stem cell therapy that works with a common cold virus to seek out and attack a lethal and aggressive brain cancer is being tested at Northwestern Medicine in a Phase I clinical trial for patients ...

Oncology & Cancer

Caregivers of brain cancer patients play a key role

Despite grim prognoses and aggressive treatments, cancer patients suffering from malignant gliomas -- primary brain tumors -- often rate their quality of life more optimistically than their caregivers do, according to a new ...

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