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Voices Against Brain Cancer Comments on New Potential Development in Brain Cancer Treatment
Date:6/1/2013

New York, NY (PRWEB) June 01, 2013

On June 1, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a possible new target that may enhance brain cancer treatment.

According to a Futurity.org article, researchers are working on targeting a specific enzyme that may be able to inhibit and kill glioblastoma cells and other forms of cancer, such as melanoma. Glioblastomas are the most common and deadly type of brain tumors in adults. Even with aggressive treatment, most patients only live a few years at most after their original diagnosis. However, researchers have identified “a potential ‘master switch’ they believe regulates cancer cell survival, proliferation, and tumor formation.” New work in the study suggests that if the specific enzyme is inhibited then the cancer cell will die.

Benjamin W. Purow, an Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Virginia says in the article, “This is an exciting new target in cancer. It seems to have potential not just for brain tumors, but for other cancers as well. We think it has activity on its own, but also in combination with other cancer therapies.”

The term “master switch” is used because targeting this specific enzyme could shut down all pathways glioblastoma cells normally use to grow. The article states that glioblastomas are difficult to treat because of their persistence and because they are resourceful. The existing efforts used to block their pathways are often unsuccessful because the cancer will simply find a new path in order to keep spreading. Ta
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