Neurons and immune cells drive the growth of neurofibromatosis (NF1) brain tumors in kids, new research in mice shows. Targeting immune cells could slow tumor growth.
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A new tool can help pinpoint the size, shape, and location of tumors, researchers report. It solves issues with other current technologies, too.
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Drug resistance is a major challenge in the fight against cancer. A new discovery could offer a way to overcome the obstacle.
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A new tumor imaging agent not only illuminates cancer, but also the cells it hijacks to use as a shield against treatments that could destory it.
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A new artificial intelligence-powered app could help doctors predict survival and determine treatment for people with meningiomas.
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"This is like the Google Earth of endometrial cancer.… We tried to measure everything we possibly could. Then we searched for patterns."
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Surgically removing the entire tumor may add years of survival for patients with brainstem high-grade gliomas, one of the deadliest forms of brain cancer.
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Brain tumor organoids grown from someone's own glioblastoma may answer the question of how best to treat it.
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