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Glioblastoma Multiforme is a fast-growing type of central nervous system tumor that forms from glial (supportive) tissue of the brain and spinal cord and has cells that look very different from normal cells. Glioblastoma multiforme usually occurs in adults and affects the brain more often than the spinal cord. Also called GBM, glioblastoma, and grade IV astrocytoma.
GUMC researchers find gene inactivated in two aggressive cancers

GUMC researchers find gene inactivated in two aggressive cancers

Antineoplaston treatment for gliomas granted orphan drug designation by FDA

Antineoplaston treatment for gliomas granted orphan drug designation by FDA

Novel device enhances efficacy of standard chemotherapy

Novel device enhances efficacy of standard chemotherapy

Anti-brain tumor agent derived from herpes virus passes next hurdle

Anti-brain tumor agent derived from herpes virus passes next hurdle

YM Biosciences reports on early trials of nimotuzumab in brain metastases and high-grade glioma

YM Biosciences reports on early trials of nimotuzumab in brain metastases and high-grade glioma

The Cancer Genome Atlas reports first results

The Cancer Genome Atlas reports first results

Celldex Therapeutics vaccine may double survival in patients with deadly brain tumors

Celldex Therapeutics vaccine may double survival in patients with deadly brain tumors

BiPar Sciences presents data for novel DNA repair inhibitor

BiPar Sciences presents data for novel DNA repair inhibitor

Cytopia announces novel anti-cancer drug development collaboration

Cytopia announces novel anti-cancer drug development collaboration

Brain tumor surgery, depression and survival

Brain tumor surgery, depression and survival

NovoCure presents results from breast cancer pilot study

NovoCure presents results from breast cancer pilot study

MRI opens up promising new avenues for non-invasive diagnoses and classification of cancer

MRI opens up promising new avenues for non-invasive diagnoses and classification of cancer

Glioblastoma multiforme responds to new treatment

Glioblastoma multiforme responds to new treatment

Gene therapy - immune system discovery may lead to effective treatment for glioblastoma multiforme

Gene therapy - immune system discovery may lead to effective treatment for glioblastoma multiforme

Three-drug cocktail improves outcomes in glioblastoma multiforme

Three-drug cocktail improves outcomes in glioblastoma multiforme

Avastin shows promise for brain cancer

Avastin shows promise for brain cancer

Drug study for brain cancer shows promising results

Drug study for brain cancer shows promising results

Avastin (bevacizumab) shows promise in phase II study of glioblastoma multiforme

Avastin (bevacizumab) shows promise in phase II study of glioblastoma multiforme

Block buster cancer drug Avastin gives hope to brain tumor victims

Block buster cancer drug Avastin gives hope to brain tumor victims

New view of lung cancer genome

New view of lung cancer genome