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Using AI to predict life expectancy—and identify candidates for experimental trials—among glioblastoma patients

Glioblastoma is an aggressive, killer disease. While victims of this fast-moving brain tumor comprise only about 15% of all people ...
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Deadly Ebola virus could be used against glioblastoma and other relentless brain tumors

Glioblastomas, in particular, are relentless and hard to treat. And while the world has its attention fixated on coronavirus, researchers ...
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Zika virus could offer new way to attack deadly brain cancers

New research has revealed that the Zika virus breaks into brain cells by using a special molecular key, and scientists ...
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Infographic: ‘Why not print cancer?’ Here’s what we learn from building glioblastoma on a chip

If arranging cells in a particular formation was a good way to build cancer models that mimic what’s going on ...
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‘It’s very encouraging’: Experimental gene therapy shows promise for glioblastoma patients in clinical trial

An inducible, tumor-localized gene therapy has been tested for the first time in glioblastoma patients. The two-part approach, which involves ...
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‘Glioblastoma-on-a-chip’ could boost efforts to treat deadliest human cancer

The most common form of malignant brain cancer—called a glioblastoma—is notoriously wily and considered the deadliest human cancer. … [R]esearchers ...
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Cancer advocacy: How one man and his family have coped with glioblastoma

[Adam and Whitney Hayden] waited to find out if today was the day they would learn that the cancer had ...
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Glioblastoma and John McCain: Why this brain cancer remains an ‘insidious enemy’

Sen. John McCain withstood beatings and torture as a prisoner of war, but he was confronted with an enemy in ...
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Can we fine-tune drug doses with the help of artificial intelligence?

Patients with glioblastoma, a malignant tumor in the brain or spinal cord, typically live no more than five years after ...
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Treating aggressive brain cancer with poliovirus

The idea of using a modified poliovirus as a treatment for glioblastoma brain cancer isn't new. But recent research shows ...
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Using Zika in the fight against deadly brain cancer

With traditional cancer-fighting tools--surgery, radiation and chemotherapy--proving ineffective against glioblastoma tumors, researchers are exploring an unconventional treatment using a weakened ...
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Ultrasound may help cancer drugs penetrate blood-brain barrier

The blood-brain barrier serves as a major obstacle for treating brain cancers, but several groups are having success forcing the ...