Editor’s Choice: A New Dystonia Center of Excellence, A Call for Sickle Cell Blood Donors, and a New Treatment Target for Glioblastoma

Happy Friday! A tropical storm system will be traveling up through the mid-Atlantic this weekend, bringing wind and rain. Hunker down! This week, we have stories on Duke University being…

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Dallas University Researcher and Colleagues Create a Molecule That Kills a Wide Range of Treatment-Resistant Cancers
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Dallas University Researcher and Colleagues Create a Molecule That Kills a Wide Range of Treatment-Resistant Cancers

  Dr. Jung-Mo Ahn, associate professor at Dallas University in Texas, created a molecule that kills a broad range of treatment-resistant cancers. The newly targeted group includes triple-negative breast cancer.…

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Former Resident of Woodbridge, New Jersey Calls for Action After Learning of Sixty-Five Rare Brain Tumors Linked to Local High School
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Former Resident of Woodbridge, New Jersey Calls for Action After Learning of Sixty-Five Rare Brain Tumors Linked to Local High School

  Al Lupiano, an environmental scientist, recently spoke with Meg Baker of CBS2. Al told her that twenty years ago, he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The memory and…

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Virginia Tech’s Carilion School of Medicine Has Put a Special Focus on Rare Disease

Currently, 95% of rare diseases don't have an effective treatment. Progress is being made, but there is just so much ground to cover in rare disease research. Studying rare diseases…

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Could Prozac Treat Glioblastoma?
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Could Prozac Treat Glioblastoma?

Prozac (fluoxetine) is used to treat a variety of mental health conditions including major depressive disorder (MDD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), bulimia, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), among others. You may…

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The First Patient Has Been Dosed in a Trial for Glioblastoma, Medulloblastoma, and Ependymoma
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The First Patient Has Been Dosed in a Trial for Glioblastoma, Medulloblastoma, and Ependymoma

Mustang Bio, a biopharmaceutical company, and City of Hope, a cancer center, have just revealed that their first participant in their Phase 1 clinical trial for leptomeningeal brain tumors including…

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Webinar: Is This Multidisciplinary Approach the Future of Brain Tumor Treatment?
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Webinar: Is This Multidisciplinary Approach the Future of Brain Tumor Treatment?

According to a story from yahoo.finance.com, the medical technology company iCAD, Inc. recently held a webinar featuring several brain tumor experts that discussed the potential of an approach called intraoperative…

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