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Glioblastomas Are Addicted to Cholesterol – Can Breaking Their Dependency Stop These Tumors?

Quick Summary: Defeat GBM-funded research finds that depriving tumor cells of cholesterol may be a useful clinical strategy to treat glioblastoma The brain contains more cholesterol than any other organ, accounting for about 20% of the body’s total quantity of the molecule. When brain cells are healthy and functioning normally, the amount of cholesterol is tightly […]

Guest Post: Battling Brain Cancers Through Genomics

NOTE: This story originally appeared in Mayo Clinic’s Discovery’s Edge magazine. For the better part of a century, brain tumors have been judged by their appearance. Where a tumor was located, how much it spread, and what it looked like under the microscope all determined whether a patient was given a good or bad prognosis, […]

Top Five Blogs From July – September 2016

For most organizations and businesses, the Third Quarter (Q3) is a slow period. July and August are two of the biggest vacation months of the year, as folks across most of the country get in their annual summer trips and activities. Then September follows with the rush of back to school and back to work. […]