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Brain Cancer

News and reporting on brain cancer.

Presentations at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's virtual annual meeting included new findings relevant to both blood- and spinal fluid-based approaches.

A new analysis suggests hypermutation can occur in some chemotherapy-treated gliomas, producing heterogeneous, mutation-rich tumors with poor response to anti-PD-1 treatment.

The Glioblastoma Adaptive Global Innovative Learning Environment (GBM AGILE) clinical trial is enrolling its first patients.

The FDA and its pediatric oncology drugs advisory committee heard at a recent meeting how the drug is allowing some to live longer than expected, without toxicities.

Medicenna is hoping to discuss the data with the FDA and see if MDNA55 could be expedited to market for recurrent GBM patients overexpressing IL4.

Combined DNA/RNA-seq efforts in various settings could lead to new ways of treating kids with drugs meant for adults or to the development of new therapies.

The actual match rate is significantly higher than the 10 percent rate the researchers anticipated they would see when the study began in 2017.

Using RNA sequence data from the Cancer Genome Atlas and the Chinese Glioma Genome Atlas, researchers identified six genes with expression ties to overall survival.

The researchers believe using cerebral spinal fluid will enable them to identify brain tumors with a higher sensitivity than with blood samples.

A new analysis of transcriptome and tumor growth data uncovered distinct expression-based tumor clusters and treatment responses in males and females.

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