Items Tagged ‘Gene Therapy’

July 13th, 2015

Researchers Recruit Herpes Virus as Part of Brain Cancer Treatment

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A therapy that uses the herpes virus to make tumors more vulnerable to treatment appears promising in the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), a form of brain cancer. These findings were presented at 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (May 29–June 2, Chicago, Illinois) and published in the Journal of Clinical […]

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Tags: AdV-Tk, Brain Cancer, clinical trial, gbm, Gene Therapy, General Brain Cancer, gliobastoma multiforme, herpes virus, News, treatment


June 21st, 2011

New Substances Added to List of Cancer-Causing Agents

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In the most recent version of the National Toxicology Program’s Report on Carcinogens, two new substances have been classified as “known human carcinogens” and six others have been classified as “reasonably anticipated to be human carcinogens.” The National Toxicology Program is headquartered at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes […]

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Tags: All Cancer Types, Anal Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Colon Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors, Gene Therapy