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International Research Team Confirms Potential Glioblastoma Inhibitors


Study focuses on OLIG2 protein coding gene. After diagnosis, only thirty percent of glioblastoma (an aggressive brain cancer)…
Brain Tumor Organoids May be Key to Time-sensitive Treatments for Glioblastomas

January 15, 2020

Lab-grown brain organoids developed from a patient’s own glioblastoma, the most aggressive and common form of brain cancer,…
Brain Organoids Reveal Glioblastoma Origins

January 6, 2020

Glioblastomas are the most aggressive form of brain cancer — they grow and spread rapidly through the brain and…
Tackling Glioblastomas: Defeating a Deadly Foe

December 20, 2019

Each year, roughly 15,000 Americans are diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM), the most common malignant primary brain tumor…
Treatment successfully delivers drug across the blood-brain barrier directly to brain tumor in mice

December 17, 2019

One of most potent drugs for treatment of glioblastoma, the most deadly type of brain tumor, can’t be…
Non-coding DNA located outside chromosomes may help drive glioblastoma

November 22, 2019

Extra DNA scooped up and copied alongside cancer-causing genes helps keep tumors going—elements that could represent new drug…
Blood Test Can Predict Prognosis in Deadly Brain Cancer

November 5, 2019

A blood test that measures the amount of cell-free DNA (cfDNA) in the bloodstream – called a liquid…
Yale researchers use immune system to attack glioblastoma

September 25, 2019

The Yale laboratory of Sidi Chen, assistant professor of genetics in the Systems Biology Institute and Yale Cancer…
Existing drug could treat aggressive brain cancer

September 11, 2019

A research team from the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center has found that a compound molecule used for…
Adding MS Drug to Targeted Cancer Therapy May Improve Glioblastoma Outcomes

August 12, 2019

Glioblastoma is an aggressive form of brain cancer that infiltrates surrounding brain tissue, making it extremely difficult to…
Yale scientists discover molecular key to how cancer spreads

June 27, 2019

Yale researchers have discovered how metastasis, the spread of cancer cells throughout the body, is triggered on the…
Approach Could Help in Treating Glioblastoma, Other Rare Cancers

June 12, 2019

Large randomized clinical trials can uncover biomarkers that indicate which cancer treatments are likely to work best for…
By Blocking Protein, Researchers Keep Brain Tumors from Repairing Themselves

March 6, 2019

Researchers at the San Diego branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research at University of California San…
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Defeating Glioblastoma

February 6, 2019

MicroRNAs can weaken cancer cells in advance of standard therapy in preclinical models, study shows. In the quest…
Sex differences identified in deadly brain tumors

January 4, 2019

For decades, scientists have recognized that more males get cancer and die of the disease than females. This…
New tool gives deeper understanding of glioblastoma

October 26, 2018

Researchers in the lab of Charles Danko at the Baker Institute for Animal Health have developed a new tool to…
Fat fuels aggressive brain cancers

October 26, 2018

Investigating the different types of cells in glioblastoma, the research team have gained a valuable insight into what…
Team identifies a potential strategy in fight against brain cancer

September 26, 2018

Scientists with the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute say a gene involved in the body’s sleep cycle is…
Researchers Unlock Secret of Deadly Brain Cancer’s “Immortality”

September 12, 2018

UC San Francisco researchers have discovered how a mutation in a gene regulator called the TERTpromoter — the third most…
Brain cancer vaccine effective in some patients

June 6, 2018

Most people with the deadly brain cancer glioblastoma die less than 18 months after diagnosis. But a multicenter…
Tiny particles could help fight brain cancer

May 25, 2018

Glioblastoma multiforme, a type of brain tumor, is one of the most difficult-to-treat cancers. Only a handful of…
Vulnerability Identified for Subtypes of Glioblastoma

December 1, 2017

Glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive form of brain cancer, typically fails to respond to treatment or rapidly…
Genome analysis helps keep deadly brain cancer at bay for five years

February 17, 2017

An analysis of a patient’s deadly brain tumor helped doctors at Smilow Cancer Hospital identify new emerging mutations…
Combination therapy for glioblastoma shows promising results in early-stage research

January 26, 2017

UCLA researchers have discovered that combining a vaccine developed at UCLA with other experimental therapies and FDA-approved treatments…
Pathway linked to slower aging also fuels brain cancer

December 7, 2016

While a particular metabolic pathway shows potential to slow down the aging process, new research indicates a downside:…
Gene fusions can lead to glioblastoma in children

October 20, 2016

Every year, about 60 children and adolescents in Germany are diagnosed with glioblastoma, a very aggressive type of…
Underlying Molecular Networks Suggest New Targets to Combat Brain Cancer

July 27, 2016

Glioblastoma is a highly aggressive form of brain cancer with a survival rate generally less than 16 months.…
Gene therapy against brain cancer

May 14, 2016

Promising results for ‘targeted’ treatments against glioblastoma Only a few days ago, the press (especially in English-speaking countries)…
Clinical Study Suggests the Origin of Glioblastoma Subtypes

May 5, 2016

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have demonstrated that distinct types of glioblastoma, the…
Nanocarriers may carry new hope for brain cancer therapy

November 23, 2015

Berkeley Lab researchers develop nanoparticles that can carry therapeutics across the brain blood barrier Glioblastoma multiforme, a cancer…
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