Tag Archives: Brain tumor

New immunotherapy for malignant brain tumors

It is relatively easy to treat cancer in the early stages. However, it is far more difficult to successfully treat advanced cancer. Treatment of brain tumors is particularly challenging because regulatory T-cells accumulate in brain tumors and suppress an immune … Continue reading

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Microencapsulation produces uniform drug release vehicle

Consistently uniform, easily manufactured microcapsules containing a brain cancer drug may simplify treatment and provide more tightly controlled therapy, according to Penn State researchers. “Brain tumors are one of the world’s deadliest diseases,” said Mohammad Reza Abidian, assistant professor of … Continue reading

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Novel insight into ‘hot’ experimental cancer treatment

Physicists from the University of York have carried out new research into how the heating effect of an experimental cancer treatment works. Magnetic hyperthermia is viewed as an attractive approach for the treatment of certain cancers as it has no … Continue reading

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