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Brain Tumor News

Brain Tumor Diagnosis and Treatments Market Report 2018 Provides reviews of Brain Tumor Diagnosis and Treatments Industry, including Its types, application, fabricating innovation, industry chain investigation and most recent market progression.

Glioblastoma is a deadly brain cancer that grabbed headlines for claiming the lives of Sens. Edward Kennedy and John McCain. Michael Hammer, Ph.D., and a team of University of Arizona researchers have discovered that the disease could be “tricked” into sparing more of its victims.

To treat cancer in organs like the liver, doctors are able to deliver drugs via catheter directly to the tumor, but leftover drug can escape and affect healthy organs elsewhere in the body. A drug sponge developed by UC Berkeley chemical engineers could sop up the residual drug, lessening side effects.

An international consortium led by researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, set out to better understand what occurs in NF1-glioma. Researchers analyzed tumor samples from 56 patients with NF1-glioma.

Three teams working independently have uploaded papers to the bioRxiv preprint server outlining their research involving attempting to use neural network-based AI systems to translate brainwaves into decipherable speech.

Travel will no longer be needed to get second opinions from brain tumor experts at Penn Medicine. Patients around the country can now easily get a second opinion on the best treatment for their brain tumors without hopping on a plane, bus or taking a long car ride to Philadelphia.

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