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EU approves ch14.18/CHO, dinutuximab beta, as a treatment for high risk neuroblastoma in children. EUSA Pharma

EUSA Pharma announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved the antibody ch14.18/CHO, dinutuximab beta, for the treatment of high-risk...

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Phase III GLOBE Study continues for ofranergene obadenovec (VB-111) in recurrent glioblastoma (rGBM).- VBL Therapeutics

VBL Therapeutics announced that the Independent Data Safety Monitoring Committee (DSMC) met to conduct its second safety review of the...

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FDA lifts partial hold on phase III trial of DCVax-L (gene therapy) for Glioblastoma multiforme brain cancer- Northwest Biotherapeutics

Northwest Biotherapeutics has provided an update about the Company's Phase III trial of DCVax-L (gene therapy) for Glioblastoma multiforme brain...

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Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Invitation to watch the online broadcast of the BeCOn OWN event 'Shifting paradigms in BTcP management' on June 16 2017.

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Guidelines

High-grade glioma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

The ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are intended to provide the user with a set of recommendations for the best...

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Journal articles

Molecularly targeted drugs plus radiotherapy and temozolomide treatment for newly diagnosed glioblastoma: A meta-analysis and systematic review.

Glioblastoma (GBM) is the most common primary malignant brain tumor that nearly always results in a bad prognosis.

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Histone deacetylase 6 inhibition enhances oncolytic viral replication in glioma.

Oncolytic viral (OV) therapy, which uses genetically engineered tumor-targeting viruses, is being increasingly used in cancer clinical trials due to...

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Anti-tumor activity of phenoxybenzamine hydrochloride on malignant glioma cells.

Phenoxybenzamine hydrochloride (PHEN) is a selective antagonist of both α-adrenoceptor and calmodulin that exhibits anticancer properties. The aim of this...

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Clinical trials

The Neuroprotective Effects of Dexmedetomidine During Brain Surgery

Dexmedetomidine (DEX) is a Alpha-2 specific agonist, is a common ICU sedation medication. In brain tumor resection craniotomy, it is proven to be effective in improving postoperative hypertension and...

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Adult Study: ABT-414 Alone or ABT-414 Plus Temozolomide vs. Lomustine or Temozolomide for Recurrent Glioblastoma Pediatric Study: Evaluation of ABT-414 in Children With High Grade Gliomas (INTELLANCE 2)

This study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ABT-414 alone or with temozolomide versus temozolomide or lomustine alone in participants with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme.

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Fiona Holland

Fiona worked in the fitness and wellness industry in the US for 13 years, supporting behaviour change in a variety of settings. Fiona’s research interests lie broadly within health and wellbeing. She is particularly interested in qualitative methodologies in the areas of body image ... Read more

What to say and do when someone has cancer

Ahead of World Cancer Day on Saturday (February 4), Fiona Holland, Psychology Lecturer, discusses what to say and what not to say to someone with cancer.

CME

Hallucinations - red flag symptoms

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Acoustic neuroma: clinical review

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