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Brain cancer

Brain cancer
This gel stops brain tumors in mice. Could it offer hope for humans?
Published April 24, 2023
The gel can reach areas that surgery might miss and current drugs struggle to reach to kill lingering cancer cells and suppress tumor growth
Brain cancer
Cerebrospinal fluid may be able to identify aggressive brain tumors in children
Published March 22, 2022
Findings suggest liquid biopsy using cerebrospinal fluid may be a potential method for diagnosing medulloblastoma and detecting tumor recurrences
DNA nanotubes deliver therapeutics to glioblastoma tumors
Published Dec 20, 2021
Nanotechnology offers new route for delivering cancer treatments across the blood brain barrier
Cancer research
New test can target and capture most lethal cells in fatal brain cancer
Published Oct 26, 2020
The method could lead to better therapeutics for treating glioblastoma or help better identify those with aggressive forms of the disease
Spencer Grace's last gift
Published Spring 2018
Rapid autopsy procedures shed light on how deadly diseases develop and how they might be cured in the future / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Cancer research
Test shows how fast brain cancer will spread
Published June 9, 2016
Researchers develop 'cell racetrack' to determine which brain cancer cells move fastest, pose biggest risk of spreading / Hopkins Medicine
Triple therapy for brain tumors
Published Aug 4, 2014
Combination treatment including two types of immunotherapy, targeted radiation significantly prolongs survival of mice in trial / Hopkins Medicine
Experimental brain tumor treatment shows promise
Published Sept 23, 2013
Hopkins researchers eliminate human cancer cells in mice, hope to design clinical trial for humans / Hopkins Medicine
Target: Brain tumors
Published Aug 27, 2013
Researchers find promising therapeutic target for hard-to-treat brain tumors / Hopkins Medicine
Using fat to fight cancer
Published March 13, 2013
Stem cells from fat show promise in treatment of brain cancer, Johns Hopkins researchers say / Johns Hopkins Medicine