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FDA Approves First-Line Therapy for Neuroblastoma

FDA Approves First-Line Therapy for Neuroblastoma

The FDA fast-tracked the new drug for its safety and effectiveness in the treatment of a rare pediatric disorder.

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Postoperative Stereotactic Radiosurgery Reduces Recurrence After Metastases Resection

Postoperative Stereotactic Radiosurgery Reduces Recurrence After Metastases Resection

The use of postoperative stereotactic radiosurgery could be a substitute for whole-brain radiotherapy, which has been linked to cognitive adverse effects.

Brain Tumor Histology and Incidence in Adolescents and Young Adults

Brain Tumor Histology and Incidence in Adolescents and Young Adults

Over 10 000 brain and CNS tumors are diagnosed in adolescent and young adults each year.

Electromagnetic Field Therapy Promising for Glioblastoma Treatment

Electromagnetic Field Therapy Promising for Glioblastoma Treatment

Two years post-enrollment, 43% of patients in the combination therapy group were alive.

VIDEO: Global Coalition to Design Adaptive Clinical Trial for Glioblastoma

VIDEO: Global Coalition to Design Adaptive Clinical Trial for Glioblastoma

The adaptive trial design will allow GBM patients to benefit from precision medicine.

DNA From Cerebrospinal Fluid May Effectively Monitor Brain Metastases

DNA From Cerebrospinal Fluid May Effectively Monitor Brain Metastases

Researchers found that brain tumor mutations could be detected from ctDNA in cerebrospinal fluid.

Chemoradiation for Glioblastoma Reduces Brain Volume

Chemoradiation for Glioblastoma Reduces Brain Volume

A reduction primarily in grey matter and expansion of the brain's ventricles was observed.

Trends in Glioma Treatment Show Increased Survival Rates

Trends in Glioma Treatment Show Increased Survival Rates

Researchers found a decrease in use of radiation treatment after 2005.

Targeted Radiation Preserves Cognition in Brain Metastases Tx

Targeted Radiation Preserves Cognition in Brain Metastases Tx

Survival rates were similar for both methods, but targeted radiation helped preserve cognition.

Epigenetic Drug May Help Inhibit Growth of Pediatric Glioma

Epigenetic Drug May Help Inhibit Growth of Pediatric Glioma

The combination of two histone inhibitors seemed to slow DIPG cell growth even further.

Inhibition of Enzyme GLDC Could Kill Off Glioblastoma Cells

Inhibition of Enzyme GLDC Could Kill Off Glioblastoma Cells

Researchers also found mechanisms of cell survival in ischemic regions of brain tumor.

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