Glioblastoma

Non-coding Dna Located Outside Chromosomes May Help Drive Glioblastoma

According to a new Cell study, extra DNA scooped up and copied alongside cancer-causing genes helps keep tumors going -- elements that could represent new drug targets for brain tumors and other cancers notoriously difficult to treat.
Related topics: DNA, Genetics, Chromosomes, Medical Research, Brain Tumors, Cancer, Oncology

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Potential Drug Targets For Glioblastoma Identified

Researchers have identified 10 tumor-specific potential drug targets for the brain tumor glioblastoma.
Related topics: Medical Research, Brain Tumors, Cancer

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Blood Test Can Predict Prognosis In Deadly Brain Cancer

A blood test that measures the amount of cell-free DNA (cfDNA) in the bloodstream - called a liquid biopsy - correlates with how patients will progress after they are diagnosed with glioblastoma (GBM), the deadliest and most common primary brain...
Related topics: Blood Test, DNA Test, Brain Tumors, Cancer, Oncology, DNA, Genetics, Biopsy

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A Compound Effective To Chemotherapy-resistant Cancer Cells Identified

A compound effective in killing chemotherapy-resistant glioblastoma-initiating cells (GICs) has been identified, raising hopes of producing drugs capable of eradicating refractory tumors with low toxicity.
Related topics: Chemotherapy, Cancer, Oncology

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Can The Circadian Clock In Cancer Cells Help Defeat A Deadly Brain Cancer?

Scientists at USC and UC San Diego have discovered a potential novel target for treating glioblastoma, the deadly brain cancer that took the life of ... Read more
Related topics: Brain Tumors, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Novel Target Could Halt Glioblastoma Recurrence In Stubborn Cells

Scientists have discovered a potential novel target for treating glioblastoma, the deadly brain cancer that took the life of Sen. John McCain and kills 15,000 Americans a year.
Related topics: Medical Research, Brain Tumors, Cancer, Oncology

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Study Finds New Pathway For Potential Glioblastoma Treatment

A team led by Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) researcher Dr. Stephen Safe has discovered a new pathway that ... Read more
Related topics: Medical Research

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New Drug Target For Glioblastoma

A new international study has identified a new drug target for treating glioblastoma. This target is part of a never-before defined cellular pathway found to contribute to the spread and proliferation of a dangerous subset of cancer cells, called...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Interregional Differences In Somatic Genetic Landscape Diversify Prognosis In Glioblastoma

Researchers have conducted the largest-ever retrospective cohort study for Japanese patients with glioblastoma (GBM), proposing an underlying prognosis biomarker responsible for the survival difference between two cohorts: an original Japanese...
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research

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Adding Ms Drug To Targeted Cancer Therapy May Improve Glioblastoma Outcomes

The multiple sclerosis drug teriflunomide, paired with targeted cancer therapy, markedly shrinks patient-derived glioblastomas grown in mice by reaching stem cells at the tumor's root, according to a new UC San Diego School of Medicine study...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Multiple Sclerosis, Stem Cells, Medical Research

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New Potential Target In Glioblastoma

Researchers are hopeful that new strategies could emerge for slowing the growth and recurrence of the most common primary brain cancer in adults, glioblastoma, based on the results of a new study.
Related topics: Medical Research, Brain Tumors, Cancer, Oncology

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Five-year Overall Survival For Glioblastoma Persistently Low

THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 -- The percentage of patients achieving five-year survival following a glioblastoma diagnosis remains both steady and low, according to a study published online June 19 in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. J. Nathan Cantrell, from...
Related topics: Medical Research, Mayo Clinic

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Estudo: Tratamentos Mais Agressivos Sao Necessarios Para Melhorar A Taxa De Sobrevida De 5 Anos...

Apesar das melhorias nas taxas de sobrevida de curto e medio prazos para pacientes com glioblastoma, o tumor cerebral mais comum em adultos, a percentagem de pacientes que atinge a sobrevida de cinco anos continua baixa, de acordo com a nova...
Related topics: Cancer

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News Digest – Brain Tumour Awards, Car T Cell Therapy, Nhs ‘fast-tracking’ Drugs And Nice...

Boosting brain tumour research A year on from the death of Baroness Tessa Jowell, the former Labour cabinet minister diagnosed with glioblastoma who campaigned for funding and support for brain tumours, 3 newly-funded brain tumour research teams...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Estudio: Se Necesitan Tratamientos Mas Agresivos Para Mejorar La Tasa De Supervivencia A 5 Anos Del...

Pese a las mejores tasas de supervivencia promedio y a corto plazo de los pacientes con el tumor cerebral mas frecuente entre los adultos, conocido como glioblastoma, todavia es bajo el porcentaje que logra sobrevivir 5 anos segun un estudio de Mayo...
Related topics: Cancer, Mayo Clinic

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Approach Could Help In Treating Glioblastoma, Other Rare Cancers

Using a new approach that combines data from human tumors grown in mice with data from The Cancer Genome Atlas, a team led by University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center researchers has uncovered several previously unknown biomarkers for...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Genetics, Medical Research

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Macrophages' Pathway To Nurture Pten-deficient Glioblastoma

A common genetic deficiency empowers glioblastoma to broadcast a molecular message to the wrong type of immune cell, summoning macrophages that protect and nurture the brain tumor instead of attacking it, researchers report.
Related topics: Genetics, Brain Tumors, Cancer, Medical Research

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Cancer-fighting Combination Targets Glioblastoma

An international team of researchers combined a calorie-restricted diet high in fat and low in carbohydrates with a tumor-inhibiting antibiotic and found the combination destroys cancer stem cells and mesenchymal cells, the two major cells found in...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Calories, Diet, Antibiotics, Stem Cells

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Potential Glioblastoma Drug Reactivates P53 Tumor Suppressor To Treat Deadly Brain Cancer

New drug also may increase effectiveness of oral chemotherapy for these tumors, known for their resistance to treatment.
Related topics: Brain Tumors, Cancer, Oral Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy

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The Mechanism Of Action Of An Antitumor Drug Used For The Treatment Of Glioblastoma

The antibody mAb806 is used to treat glioblastoma, although its mechanism of action has been unknown until now. The study paves the way to extend treatment with mAb806 to more types of tumors and to the development of more personalised therapies.
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer

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