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'Extracellular vesicles' may open new opportunities for brain cancer diagnosis and treatment
Date:4/8/2013

Philadelphia, Pa. (April 8, 2013) The recent discovery of circulating "nano-sized extracellular vesicles" (EVs) carrying proteins and nucleic acids derived from brain tumors may lead to exciting new avenues for brain cancer diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment, according to a special article in the April issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

The review article by Dr. David Gonda from the laboratory of the corresponding author Dr. Clark C. Chen, with contributions from the senior author, Dr. Bob S. Carter of University of California, San Diego, Dr. Fred Hochberg at Massachusetts General Hospital and Dr. Steve Kalkanis of the Henry Ford Hospital brain tumor programs discusses "the biological processes mediated by these EVs and their applications as biomarkers for brain tumor diagnosis, monitoring, and therapeutic development." The researchers add, "Opportunity exists to use EVs as delivery vehicles or immune modulatory tools" for brain cancer treatment.

Nano-Sized EVs Play Role in Cancer Growth and Survival

The authors use the term EVs to refer to various types of "membrane-encapsulated cellular components" released from cells. Microscopic EVstiny even in relation to the cells that produce themhave been isolated from all bodily fluids, including the blood and cerebrospinal fluid of patients with brain tumors. Extracellular vesicles are like nano-sized "bubbles" of material sent out by cells, containing proteins and other cellular materialsincluding nucleic acids that carry genetic information.'/>"/>

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