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.
Researchers have developed a new approach that uses microRNA in combination with chemotherapy to help treat glioblastoma brain cancer. In preclinical models, the approach increases survival of the deadly brain cancer five fold.