New Stem Cell Cancer Treatment is on its way to Human Testing
June 2, 2017
In a previous post, we discussed how removing a glioblastoma tumor—one of the deadliest forms of brain cancer—can actually make the tumor’s remnants grow more quickly.
Rare genetic disorder could have tools to fight brain cancer
December 2, 2016
Researchers from UNC’s Lineberger Cancer Center and Eshelman School of Pharmacy have adapted the mechanism of a rare, genetic brain disorder to fight a more common form of brain cancer.
Glioblastoma Tumor Removal can Actually Increase Growth
August 26, 2016
Treating cancer is often described as a fight. That metaphor makes a lot of sense, as many cancers are difficult to beat into submission: they can push back and regrow during and after treatment and the treatments themselves can be as bruising to patients as they are to the cancer.