June 11, 2013
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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.
Scientists map EGFRvIII mutant that causes brain cancer
Researchers at University of California at San Diego studied a mutation of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) that may drive the growth of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).
Virus-drug combination shows improved effectiveness against brain tumor cells
Findings published in the journal Neuro-Oncology show that the myxoma virus can help fight off recurring glioblastomas, the most aggressive type of brain tumor.