Smart molecule can seek-and-destroy glioblastoma

A new molecule, which patients could take orally, both attacks glioblastoma and destroys its defenses, which keeps the brain cancer from repairing itself.

Fabienne Landry-McGill | Jan. 14, 2020 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine brains cancer glioblastomas stem-cells

Brain tumor organoids hint at how to best treat glioblastoma

Brain tumor organoids grown from someone's own glioblastoma may answer the question of how best to treat it.

Hannah Messinger-Penn | Dec. 27, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine brains cancer glioblastomas personalized-medicine tumors

‘Good gene’ may offer new way to fight glioblastoma

Though previous research pointed to the AH receptor as a boost to spreading glioblastoma tumors, new research finds the gene can actually help stop them.

Texas A&M University | Aug. 26, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine brains cancer genes glioblastomas

Men and women need different glioblastoma treatments

New research identifies sex differences in deadly glioblastoma brain tumors. Tailoring treatment to men and women may improve survival.

Kristina Sauerwein-Washington University | Jan. 4, 2019 | futurity
~8 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine brains cancer glioblastomas sexes

Blocking messages between cancer cells may stop their spread

Figuring out how to block communication between marauding bands of cancer cells could help fight cancer's spread.

Julie Robert-McGill | Dec. 10, 2018 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine science-and-technology brains cancer cells genes glioblastomas

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