Glioblastoma

Glioblastoma or glioblastoma multiforme is the most aggressive type of brain cancer. They are malignant and highly invasive and may present with headache, nausea, altered cognitive functions and personality changes. It is a condition that is difficult to treat and the main therapy is surgical. Surgery aims to remove as much of the tumor as possible, reserving normal brain tissue.

The body’s circadian clock ensures the rhythmic expression of some genes across the day. The catalogue of genes under circadian control changes in an …

At 30, Amanda Johnson learned that she had about 16 months to live after her on-again, off-again headaches led to a glioblastoma diagnosis. In fact, the tumor in her brain was so large that it was threatening even the short time frame that she was given.“I asked the doctor what would have been the …...

A new study has introduced a promising blood test that health professionals may soon use to accurately detect brain cancer.Dr. Matthew J. Baker, a …

Brain cancer remains challenging to diagnose, due to nonspecific symptoms and a lack of cost-effective tests. A new blood test that uses attenuated …

A community in Pennsylvania is encouraging residents to break out the holiday lights and decorations early this year, but it’s all for a good cause: …

Despite advances in therapy, glioblastoma remains an incurable disease with a dismal prognosis. Recent studies have implicated cancer stem cells …

Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) invasiveness renders complete surgical resection impossible and highly invasive Glioblastoma Initiating Cells (GICs) …

The trial, which received a $4.1 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health and Gateway for Cancer Research, combines City of Hope’s …

A blood test which could help to accelerate the diagnosis of brain cancer has been developed in research led at the University of Strathclyde.The …

The progression of brain tumors cannot be staged properly without adequate stagecraft—stagecraft so thorough and technically adept that the …

Dynamic alterations in the unique brain extracellular matrix (ECM) are involved in malignant brain tumors. Yet studies of brain ECM roles in tumor …

Use of brain-like extracellular matrix allows cell growth and treatment to more closely replicate physiological responseMEDFORD/SOMERVILLE and …

U of M Medical School researchers combine ultrasound with engineered glass particles to boost the effectiveness of immunotherapy to combat brain …

Northcott PA, Buchhalter I, Morrissy AS, Hovestadt V, Weischenfeldt J, Ehrenberger T, et al. The whole-genome landscape of medulloblastoma subtypes. …

Echizenya, S. et al. Discovery of a new pyrimidine synthesis inhibitor eradicating glioblastoma-initiating cells. Neuro-Oncology …

For more than a decade, scientist Stephen Albert Johnston and his team at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute have pooled their energies …

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For more than a decade, scientist Stephen Albert Johnston and his team at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute have pooled their energies …

A room in the new patient-care tower at Royal Inland Hospital will be dedicated to the memory of Darrin Yusishen, a Kamloops resident who died in …

A room in the new patient care tower at Royal Inland Hospital will be dedicated to the memory of Kamloops resident Darrin Yusishen, who passed away …

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