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Recent advances in brain tumor research

Brain Tumor Symposium (1970 Columbus, Ohio)

Recent advances in brain tumor research

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Published by Karger in Basel, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brain Neoplasms -- Congresses.,
  • Brain -- Tumors -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Consists of proceedings of the Brain Tumor Symposium organized by the several divisions of the neurological sciences of the Ohio State University Medical School and School of Veterinary Medicine as part of the University centennial celebration.

    Other titlesProceedings of Brain Tumor Symposium
    Statementguest editor: W. George Bingham.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesProgress in experimental tumor research -- vol. 17
    ContributionsBingham, Wilbur George, 1923-, Ohio State University. College of Medicine, Ohio State University. College of Veterinary Medicine
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 455 p.
    Number of Pages455
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22406567M

    Until recently, treatment options for BM have been limited and usually involve multimodality approaches including whole-brain radiation therapy, stereotactic radiation, and surgery. Targeted Cancer Therapies Currently, established standard chemotherapies are toxic for healthy cells. Stem Cell Research Stem cells can keep dividing infinitely and have the capacity to differentiate into different types of body cells during the early development of an organism. The next successful transplant was performed five years later in Spain ; this was also the first-ever full-face transplant. This may sound far-fetched and like a plot from a sci-fi movie, but the preliminary results have been promising.

    Improved understanding of the molecular biology of BM should lead to the development of novel immunotherapies and targeted therapies with tumour-specific activity and improved bioavailability beyond the BBB, as well as facilitating advances in radiotherapy and minimally invasive surgery. Pancreatic Cancer Research Highlights Hear about promising developments in pancreatic cancer research in this excerpt from a Facebook Live event with Dr. Other combinations. These include pembrolizumab, nivolumab or atezolizumab, and have shown spectacular efficacy with durable responses in a number of solid tumours melanoma and NSCLC in particular. And in the instances where pathologists incorrectly classified a sample, the algorithm had made the correct diagnosis.

    Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Pancreatic cancer can be hard to treat surgically due to the location of the organ, and because the disease has often spread in the body by the time it is diagnosed. Drugs would then be able to sensitize tumor tissue to radiation, allowing physicians to aggressively target DIPG as well as other inoperable brain cancers. The algorithm correctly diagnosed brain tumors Lancet Oncol.


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The next successful transplant was performed five years later in Spain ; this was also the first-ever full-face transplant.

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To date, only small trials have investigated the intracranial response of patients with BM but early data shows a promising intracranial response rate without neurological side effects.

The chapters critically assess current knowledge and the challenges of the future in relevant areas of brain research, including basic mechanisms of neuro-oncogenesis, molecular neurobiology, genetics, epidemiology, pathology, immunology, and therapy.

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