November 25, 2013
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Targeted treatment produces rapid shrinkage of recurrent, BRAF-mutant brain tumor
Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital have reported the first successful use of a targeted therapy drug to treat a debilitating craniopharngioma that recurred after four surgical procedures.
New Computational Strategy Finds Brain Tumor-Shrinking Molecules
A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego, developed a new computational strategy to find a molecule that shrinks glioblastoma (GBM) tumors by an average of 50 percent.
Potential cure for cancer found in malaria
A new study published in Cancer Cell reports that a malaria protein could be a potential treatment for certain forms of cancer. The study did not mention all the specific cancers.