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MRI Predicts Response to VEGF Inhibitor in Recurrent Glioblastoma

The study was published as a preprint on researchsquare.com and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaway The response of IDH-wild type recurrent glioblastoma to vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) inhibitors can be predicted by the pretreatment MRI contrast enhancing pattern. With predominantly contrast enhancing lesions, bevacizumab prolongs progression-free…
bubmag
January 21, 2022
Blastoma

Family details four-year-old’s battle with agonising neuroblastoma

The Mail & Guardian spoke to one family who lost their four-year-old daughter to aggressive and agonisingly painful neuroblastoma cancer three years ago. A middle-class white family without medical aid, their experience and “rescue” by an NGO, highlights the hundreds of painful and undignified child deaths at home or in…
bubmag
January 15, 2022
Blastoma

BRAF Inhibition in Pediatric Ameloblastoma of the Jaw

Three boys (ages 10, 13, and 15) with confirmed BRAF V600E mandibular ameloblastoma presented separately to a hospital. The tumors were all deemed to be "marginally resectable," and histopathologic examination found unicystic ameloblastoma, mural type, in all three cases. Clinicians planned standard-of-care treatment, which was radical surgery to completely excise…
bubmag
December 7, 2021
Blastoma

Philogen Provides Corporate Update

Publish date: Nov 12, 2021 2:00 AM EST Philogen Provides Corporate Update Nidlegy ™ and Fibromun are on track with planned timelines in pivotal clinical trials Fibromun shows potent activity in last-line glioblastoma in combination with Lomustine The OncoFAP platform shows promising results... Philogen Provides Corporate Update Nidlegy ™ and…
bubmag
November 12, 2021
Blastoma

Triggering the Body’s Defenses to Fight Cancer

One day in 2010, when oncologist Paul Muizelaar operated on a patient with glioblastoma—a brain tumor infamous for its deathly toll—he did something shocking. First, he cut the skull open and carved out as much of the tumor as he could. But before he replaced the piece of skull to…
bubmag
November 3, 2021