Malaria drug successfully treats 26-year-old brain cancer patient
January 17, 2017 · 1 comment
"Doctors gave Lisa less than 12 months to live. We took all our cousins up to Alaska for a final trip kind of thing. Then they came up with this new combination including chloroquine," says patient's father.
Study Shows Tale of Two Prognoses in Pediatric Brain Tumor, Pilocytic Astrocytoma
June 2, 2014 · Comments Off on Study Shows Tale of Two Prognoses in Pediatric Brain Tumor, Pilocytic Astrocytoma
Research presented at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2014 used a newly designed test for "K:B gene fusion" to show that point mutations lead to a more dangerous form of the disease than does K:B fusion.
Review of TAM family proteins shows how cell signaling drives brain cancer
November 13, 2013 · Comments Off on Review of TAM family proteins shows how cell signaling drives brain cancer
A University of Colorado Cancer Center review published in the journal Brain Research provides an overview of TAM family cell signaling in the central nervous system, and specifically within the cancer gioblastoma multiforme.
Selectively stopping glutathione sensitizes brain tumors to chemotherapy
January 11, 2012 · Comments Off on Selectively stopping glutathione sensitizes brain tumors to chemotherapy
Brain cancer cells are particularly resistant to chemotherapy — toxins enter the cells, but before...
Arginine restores T-cell ability to target cancer
November 21, 2011 · Comments Off on Arginine restores T-cell ability to target cancer
In many cases, tumors suppress a patient’s immune system in a way that keeps the...
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CU Cancer Center study pinpoints promising link in the chain of hedgehog signaling that, when broken, could reduce the metastatic potential of breast cancer.
Brigatinib first drug to offer over 1-year control of ALK-positive lung cancer post-crizotinib
May 17, 2017 · Comments Off on Brigatinib first drug to offer over 1-year control of ALK-positive lung cancer post-crizotinib