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We may know why some childhood cancers resolve on their own

Neuroblastoma is a childhood cancer that can go into remission on its own. Now, researchers have identified a possible reason why and used the underlying mechanism to treat tumours in mice Health 28 April 2022 By Grace Wade Colour-stained neuroblastoma cells under a microscope Shutterstock/Vshivkov Certain types of neuroblastoma, a…
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April 28, 2022
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CRISPR nanocapsule limits growth of aggressive brain tumours in mice

Tiny capsule that delivers CRISPR gene therapy to the brain could be used to target glioblastoma tumours Health 20 April 2022 By Grace Wade Glioblastoma brain cancer cells under microscope Shutterstock/Anna Durinikova A nanocapsule that delivers the gene-editing tool CRISPR to the brain could be used to treat one of…
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April 20, 2022
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Wendy Rieger Dies: Longtime NBC4 Washington News Anchor Was 65

Wendy Rieger, longtime anchor and reporter for NBC 4 Washington, died Saturday morning after a battle with brain cancer, the news station reported. She was 65. Last July, Rieger announced that she underwent brain surgery to remove a tumor, and was undergoing treatment after being diagnosed with Glioblastoma. Several months…
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April 16, 2022
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Researchers identify an immunotherapy target to combat glioblastomas

Immune cells positive for a protein, S100A4 (in green) could be a potential therapeutic target for restoring antitumor action of immune cells toward glioblastomas. Credit: Houston Methodist Houston Methodist researchers have identified the genetic and molecular fingerprints of different cancer and immune cells in glioblastoma, the deadliest and most common…
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April 6, 2022