5 hrs ago
Phase One Trial at UAB Combats Cancer with HSV
The idea of intentionally injecting a virus into a human to improve health seems counter-intuitive-just like the notion of vaccinations.
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10 hrs ago
NW Bio Closes on First $15 Million of Financing for Substantial...
Northwest Biotherapeutics , a biotechnology company developing DCVax personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, today announced the closing of the first $15 million funding by a single institutional investor of the registered direct placement of up to $32 million which was announced by the Company last week.
14 hrs ago
Local woman works hard to help others on Murfreesboro News and Radio
We walk past so many people on a daily basis and often fail to find out who they are or what they are passionate about.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Drake surprises 15-year-old cancer patient in Houston
Rapper Drake helped make a dream come true for a 15-year-old Houston girl suffering from a brain tumor Saturday.
Promising UAB brain cancer treatment takes step forward
A new viral therapy developed at the University of Alabama at Birmingham got another promising early result in a study.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Tustin News
Tustin Unified honors students for passing life's hardest tests
By the age of 6, Max Wilford had four surgeries to combat his brain cancer and has undergone a year and a half of chemotherapy.
UAB-developed viral therapy shows promise against brain tumors
Researchers at UAB report a genetically engineered herpes simplex viral therapy is safe when used in conjunction with radiation in the treatment of malignant gliomas, one of the most deadly forms of brain cancer.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Collaborators Present Translational Brain...
Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Collaborators Present Translational Brain Cancer Clinical Data And Immunomodulatory Preclinical Research At UK Oncolytic Virus Conference .
Can Cellphone Radiation Give Me Cancer?
Worried about your smartphone giving you cancer? You shouldn't be. Although these devices do emit radiation, experts say it isn't nearly enough to permanently damage cells or raise cancer risk even for people who use them constantly.
Brain cell discovery could open doors to targeted cancer therapies
Fresh insights into the processes that control brain cell production could pave the way for treatments for brain cancer and other brain-related disorders.
Carell To Star In Movie Based On S.Fla. Teacher
Warner Brothers acquired the rights to a memoir written by a terminally ill South Florida teacher and Steve Carell will be in the mix.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Lifton gives emotional speech on brain cancer
Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton, D-Ithaca, fought back tears as she introduced a resolution on the Assembly floor to commemorate Ependymoma Awareness Day, which was Thursday.
Northwest Biotherapeutics Scrounges Up $32 Million
The Stock Purchase Agreement also provides a non-transferable Oversubscription Option for the investor to purchase up to per share during the twelve months following the initial closing.
Lincoln Daily News
Red Cross blood drive April 16
With the arrival of spring come sunnier days, warmer temperatures and a chance at a fresh start.
Medical News Today
Radiation therapy for brain cancer may be improved by Blocking DNA repair mechanisms
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have demonstrated in both cancer cell lines and in mice that blocking critical DNA repair mechanisms could improve the effectiveness of radiation therapy for highly fatal brain tumors called glioblastomas.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Matthew Zachary helps others with 'Stupid Cancer' by providing age-appropriate support
A man diagnosed with brain cancer when he was just 21 years old is trying to help other young people who find themselves facing the disease.
Medical News Today
Hope for children with previously incurable brain cancer
Imagine the anguish of a parent whose child is diagnosed with an incurable form of childhood brain cancer .
New epidemiology model combines multiple genomic data
A new statistical model brings critical elements -- single-nucleotide differences in DNA and data on gene expression and methylation -- into the study of associations between genetics and disease.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Youtube's daily vlog pioneers Charles & Alli Trippy separating
The couple currently holds the world record for the most consecutive number of personal video blogs uploaded to YouTube.
GVH students wear red to support classmate battling cancer
Students at a north Iowa elementary school are wearing red today to show support for one of their classmates battling brain cancer.