A new clinical trial using immunotherapy is taking place at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Bloomsbury. It is said that, “This is the most important trial for brain cancer patients in the last 15 years.” Read more.
The Center for Neuro-Oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston is recruiting newly diagnosed patients for a clinical trial using three new drugs. They are hoping that these drugs will improve survival for patients with glioblastoma. For more information follow this link.
Duke researchers are using salmonella bacteria to fight glioblastoma. Read the full article here.
Yesterday was the second annual Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) Heroes Awards, honoring individuals who have dedicated their lives to helping patients suffering from glioblastoma. Read the full article here.
The ABTA presents: New Global Classification of Brain Tumors Improve Diagnosis and Treatment. To register please follow this link.
The Canadian Cancer Society has partnered with Bell Media, Corus Entertainment, NewCap Radio, Rawlco Radio and Maritime Broadcasting System Radio to create a text-to-give campaign. By texting FIGHT to 20222, you can donate $10, $20, or $25 towards brain cancer research. To learn more, visit this link.
Researchers at UCLA are developing a breakthrough treatment using a vaccine to help attack GBM cells. Read the full article here: UCLA researchers develop new combination therapy to activate immune response against glioblastoma
Check out this 60 Minutes documentary about a clinical trial at Duke University. They’re using the polio virus to kill glioblastoma cells… and it’s working!