Axitinib, a chemotherapy drug that inhibits the growth of new blood vessels in the brain, improved memory and cognition in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease.
Changes in taste perception can for years following chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments for cancer, a new study reports. Cancer survivors reported less sensitivity to bitter, sweet, and salty tastes compared to those who never received a cancer diagnosis. Taste buds on the tip of the tongue are most affected.
Administering the chemotherapy drug temozolomide to glioblastoma brain cancer patients in the morning may enhance the cancer-fighting effects. The study demonstrates the timing of chemotherapy could have a significant impact on treatment for glioblastoma patients.
Heating up cancer cells as they are being targeted with chemotherapy appears to be a highly effective way of killing them off.
A study shows that postoperative radiation improves outcomes for children with ependymoma, even those with historically poor prognoses and the very young.
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A newly developed AI is able to identify and predict the development of a combination of symptoms associated with chemotherapy.