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Stem cells loaded with herpes fight brain tumors

A new study has found that applying herpes-loaded stem cells to brain tumors may be an effective method for improving survival rates. Previous studies have tested the effects of herpes viruses on tumors, but researchers continually ran into the probl...

Cancer "monorails" may help kill brain tumors

Scientists at Georgia Tech say they have developed a new way to treat brain cancer, one that involves tricking tumor cells to move along a microfiber “track” to a location where doctors can target them more effectively. According to a study published ...

Real time brain tumor analysis on horizon

A new tool may allow surgeons to quickly identify identify the type, grade and tumor margins of brain cancer during brain surgery. The tool allows surgeons to spray a microscopic stream of charged solvent directly onto brain tissue. The solvent then ...

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