Oncology & Cancer

Old drug, new hope for pediatric brain cancer

Some drugs for heart disease might also work against brain cancer, according to an analysis by researchers from the Jackson Laboratory (JAX), Connecticut Children's Medical Center (CCMC), and UConn Health. The researchers ...

Oncology & Cancer

Understanding epilepsy in pediatric tumors

Pediatric brain tumors are characterized by frequent complications due to intractable epilepsy compared to adult brain tumors. However, the genetic cause of refractory epilepsy in pediatric brain cancer has not been elucidated ...

Oncology & Cancer

Molecule stops fatal pediatric brain tumor

Northwestern Medicine scientists have found a molecule that stops the growth of an aggressive pediatric brain tumor. The tumor is always fatal and primarily strikes children under 10 years old.

Oncology & Cancer

Mice survive brain cancer tumors lacking key surface proteins

A new scientific study has characterized a checkpoint protein that allows certain brain tumor cells to avoid the immune system. Tumors regularly avoid detection by decorating themselves with proteins that mimic those found ...

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