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06.01.2008

Young Age May Give Survival Advantage To Children With Certain Brain Tumors

ScienceDaily — St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have shown that children under 3 years old who have a brain tumor called diffuse pontine glioma (DPG) appear to have a better outcome than older children with the same cancer.

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04.21.2008

Stem Cells: The Role Of Cancer-initiating Cells In Diagnosis And Treatment

ScienceDaily — Recent discoveries about the role of stem cells in cancer have altered the landscape of cancer research. As scientists learn more their cancer-initiating properties, stem cells are emerging as potential therapeutic targets for many types of cancers.

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04.16.2008

Patient Trial For Virus That Attacks Brain Cancer Cells

ScienceDaily — A common, naturally occurring virus that attacks cancer cells but appears to be harmless to normal cells is being studied as a possible treatment for malignant, highly aggressive and deadly brain tumors called gliomas.

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03.05.2008

Mouse Model Tightly Matches Pediatric Tumor Syndrome, Will Speed Drug Hunt

ScienceDaily — Frustrated by the slow pace of new drug development for a condition that causes pediatric brain tumors, a neurologist at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis decided to try to fine-tune the animal models used to test new drugs.

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06.30.2007

Brain cancer drug hope from frogs

A synthetic molecule based on one found in frog egg cells could potentially be used to treat brain tumours.

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04.18.2007

Brain tumor vaccine shows promise

A vaccine for treating a recurrent cancer of the central nervous system that occurs primarily in the brain has shown promise in preliminary data from a clinical trial at the University of California, San Francisco.

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04.16.2007

Brain Tumor Vaccine Trial Shows Promising Results

ScienceDaily — A vaccine for treating a recurrent cancer of the central nervous system that occurs primarily in the brain has shown promise in preliminary data from a clinical trial at the University of California, San Francisco.

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01.18.2007

Small Molecule Offers Big Hope Against Cancer

DCA is an odourless, colourless, inexpensive, relatively non-toxic, small molecule. And researchers at the University of Alberta believe it may soon be used as an effective treatment for many forms of cancer.

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08.09.2006

A Venomous Treatment for Brain Tumors

Scientists use a synthesized version of poison from a scorpion to treat recurring brain tumors in cancer patients.

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