New Drug For Brain Tumors

New Drug For Brain Tumors

A new drug has been developed for brain tumors, gliomas to be precise, and is on the verge of clinical trials. Glioma is a type of aggressive brain tumor. Even though surgery can take care of most of it, gliomas actually send out tentacles into healthy brain tissue which makes it very difficult to treat […]

Stem Cells Helping Tumors To Survive?

Stem Cells Helping Tumors To Survive?

We have seen many stories on the restoration ability of stem cells. However, that story is a little different when it comes to the latest research on Brain Tumors. Researchers now say that stem cells could be responsible for the tumors ability to evade chemotherapy. BTSC or brain tumor stem cells act a bit differently […]

Leukemia: A new therapy in the works for ALL?

Leukemia: A new therapy in the works for ALL?

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, is the most common form of childhood cancer, making up 25% of cancer diagnoses in children under the age of 15. While the disease has about an 80% survival rate, that’s not good enough. Unfortunately, there are cases where cancer cells are resistant to chemotherapy. But researchers are working on […]