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Glioblastoma is the most aggressive and malignant form of glioma, a type of primary brain cancer. Surgery is often used to treat gliomas, along with radiation. However, since surgery and radiation fail to cure the disease, doctors may turn to additional radiation or chemotherapy. In early stages glioblastoma tumors often grow without symptoms and therefore can become quite large before symptoms arise. When the tumor becomes symptomatic, tumor growth is usually very rapid and is accompanied by altered brain function, and if left untreated the disease becomes lethal. Although primary treatment is often successful in temporarily stopping the progression of the tumor, glioblastomas almost always recur and become lethal.
New clinical approach offers hope for patients with aggressive brain cancer

New clinical approach offers hope for patients with aggressive brain cancer

Combined therapy extends survival of older patients with glioblastoma, clinical study shows

Combined therapy extends survival of older patients with glioblastoma, clinical study shows

Antibody treats pediatric brain tumors safely and effectively in mice

Antibody treats pediatric brain tumors safely and effectively in mice

Rheumatoid arthritis drug blocks metabolic pathway, reduces breast cancer tumors in mice

Rheumatoid arthritis drug blocks metabolic pathway, reduces breast cancer tumors in mice

Using spherical nucleic acids to track and treat disease

Using spherical nucleic acids to track and treat disease

UC scientists discover new strategy to personalize blood, brain cancer therapy

UC scientists discover new strategy to personalize blood, brain cancer therapy

Johns Hopkins researchers find no evidence of CMV in aggressive brain cancer tissues

Johns Hopkins researchers find no evidence of CMV in aggressive brain cancer tissues

Discovery of dual role played by PGK1 enzyme may indicate new therapeutic target for brain cancer

Discovery of dual role played by PGK1 enzyme may indicate new therapeutic target for brain cancer

Genomic analysis of brain tumor helps doctors keep cancer at bay for five years

Genomic analysis of brain tumor helps doctors keep cancer at bay for five years

Combination of drugs amplifies kill rates of brain cancer tumours in mice

Combination of drugs amplifies kill rates of brain cancer tumours in mice

New study uncovers important links between glioblastoma and epileptic seizures

New study uncovers important links between glioblastoma and epileptic seizures

UNC-Chapel Hill researchers show how human stem cells can hunt and kill brain cancer

UNC-Chapel Hill researchers show how human stem cells can hunt and kill brain cancer

NICO receives new clearance from FDA for brain surgery technology

NICO receives new clearance from FDA for brain surgery technology

Scientists discover new way to inhibit growth of glioblastoma

Scientists discover new way to inhibit growth of glioblastoma

Researchers uncover structure of cancer cell receptor protein that paves way for drug development

Researchers uncover structure of cancer cell receptor protein that paves way for drug development

TGen scientists identify potent inhibitory compound for treatment against glioblastoma

TGen scientists identify potent inhibitory compound for treatment against glioblastoma

Researchers identify brain cell types from cell culture of adult human neurons

Researchers identify brain cell types from cell culture of adult human neurons

Duke researchers use cancer-seeking salmonella to treat glioblastoma

Duke researchers use cancer-seeking salmonella to treat glioblastoma

New research suggests novel combination approach to fight against gliomas

New research suggests novel combination approach to fight against gliomas

NFCR scientists develop new treatment for brain cancer

NFCR scientists develop new treatment for brain cancer