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Voices Against Brain Cancer Comments on Discovery of Nano Drug That May Aid in Treatment of Brain Tumors
Date:7/19/2013

New York, NY (PRWEB) July 19, 2013

On July 19, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on the discovery of a Nano drug, SapC-DOPS, that may aid in treating brain tumors.

According to a July 17, 2013 article published on MedicalXpress.com entitled “Nano drug crosses blood-brain tumor barrier, targets brain tumor cells and blood vessels,” a recent animal and laboratory study conducted by researchers at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and the Richard J. Solove Research Institute, showed that an “experimental drug in early development for aggressive brain tumors can cross the blood-brain tumor barrier and kill tumor cells and block the growth of tumor blood vessels.” These findings support further development of the drug as a “novel treatment for brain tumors.”

With 3,470 new brain tumor cases in the United States expected this year and a median survival rate of about 15 months, glioblastoma multiforme is the most common and aggressive form of brain cancer. One of the major obstacles obstructing effective treatment of this disease is the blood-brain barrier which is the tight fit of cells that make up the blood vessels in the brain. It protects the brain from toxins in the blood but also keeps drugs in the bloodstream from reaching the brain tumors.

“Few drugs have the capacity to cross the tumor blood-brain barrier and specifically target tumor cells,” says principal investigator on the study, Balveen Kaur, PhD and associate professor of neurological surgery and chief of the Dardinger Laboratory of Neurosciences at the OSUCCC-James. “Our preclinical study indicates that SapC-DOPS does both and inhibits the growth of new tumor blood vessels, suggesting that this agent cou
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