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Chicken pox beholds brain tumour risk
...ing was that the patients with brain tumour called gliomas
were less likely to have had varicella zoster, another condition caused by chiken pox virus.// The recent study undwells the fact that glioma patients are also less likely than people without the cancer to have antibodies to varicella-zoster circul...
PI-103 Effective against Brain Cancer
...dhood, and about half of the people diagnosed with gliomas
die within a year of diagnosis. Weiss and his coll...ticular – PI-103 -- is unusually effective against gliomas
in mice. They believe the inhibitor is a promising drug candidate, and a UCSF neuro-oncologist is ...
Discovery Of New Molecule Could Solve Cancer Spread Mystery
...ed toxicity and was highly effective against human gliomas
transplanted into mice. These data suggest that combinatorial inhibition of mTOR and p110á represents a safe and effective therapy in the treatment of cancers driven by aberrant signaling through PI3 kinase,' says Dr. Weiss. 'Glioma represents the ...
New Carrier Developed To Deliver Drugs to Gliomas
...ve iodine dose to cure deadly brain tumors such as gliomas
is under investigation.// Synthetic scorpion ven...inai. About 17,000 Americans are diagnosed with gliomas
each year. The tumors are extremely aggressive and deadly, with only eight percent of patients survi...
Cancer Stem Cells Could Hold Key to Brain Tumor Therapy
...tter understand the causes of tumor growth so that gliomas
can be targeted with new drugs. “Malignant brai...ell-like glioma cells enhanced the angiogenesis of gliomas
through increased levels of VEGF. Using an antibody to mark the cancer stem cells in gliomas
Novel Suicide Gene Therapy Used to Treat Malignant Brain Tumors
... therapy and chemotherapy, if needed. “Malignant gliomas
are unique in their ability to grow uncontrollably...r patients freedom from this disease.” Malignant gliomas
account for more than half of the more than 18,000 primary malignant brain tumors diagnosed each yea...
Cancer Drug can Extend Survival in Patients With Deadly Brain Tumors
... to twice as long as comparative therapies. Though gliomas
remain incurable in nearly all cases, the combined.... Approximately 18,000 people are diagnosed with gliomas
in the United States each year, making them the most common and most deadly malignant tumors of the ...