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Study hints at why an aggressive form of brain cancer is hard to treat

Genetics and microenvironment influence the frequency of glioblastoma cells. Researchers provide a new blueprint for glioblastoma, integrating the malignant cell programs, cancer cell plasticity, and modulation by genetic drivers. The findings shed light on why this form of cancer is so hard to treat effectively.... Read More...
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Study Splits Incurable Childhood Brain Tumors Into 10 New Diseases

Based on a large scale meta analysis, researchers report striking differences between children's high grade gliomas, so much so that they could be split into 10 different subtypes based on different characteristics. The findings have important implications for developing new and individualized treatments. ... Read More...