brain cancer
PubPeer Users Question a Cancer Paper
PubPeer Users Question a Cancer Paper
Bob Grant | Jan 13, 2016
A 2012 Cancer Cell paper is under investigation after users of the post-publication peer review website raised questions about the validity of Western blot images.
Eminent Cancer Researcher Dies
Eminent Cancer Researcher Dies
Bob Grant | Dec 15, 2015
Indiana University’s David Flockhart, a pioneer of personalized medicine, has passed away at age 63. 
Breaching the Blood-Brain Barrier
Breaching the Blood-Brain Barrier
Jef Akst | Nov 11, 2015
Researchers deliver cancer-fighting drugs to a patient’s brain via the bloodstream, penetrating the blood-brain barrier for the first time.
A Multi-Cancer Diagnostic?
A Multi-Cancer Diagnostic?
Kate Yandell | Jul 14, 2014
Researchers report an ability to detect several types of cancer in blood samples based on signatures of immune response, but some are skeptical about the utility of such a test.
Targeted Brain Cancer Vaccine
Targeted Brain Cancer Vaccine
Anna Azvolinsky | Jun 25, 2014
Mouse study demonstrates the ability of a cancer vaccine targeted against a specific oncogenic mutation to elicit a protective anti-tumor immune response. 
New Approach to Killing Cancer
New Approach to Killing Cancer
Kerry Grens | Mar 22, 2014
A drug tested in mice causes tumor cells to explode.  
Next Generation: Seeing Brain Tumors
Next Generation: Seeing Brain Tumors
Jef Akst | Feb 27, 2014
A new camera system supports the visualization of gliomas stained with Tumor Paint, a chlorotoxin-based imaging agent that’s currently in clinical trials.
Radiation Therapy Damages Neurons
Radiation Therapy Damages Neurons
Chris Palmer | Jul 16, 2013
Cranial irradiation, a common brain cancer treatment, disrupts neural morphology in mice in ways that resemble damage caused by neurodegenerative conditions.
Image of the Day: Cerebral Infiltration
Image of the Day: Cerebral Infiltration
The Scientist Staff | Feb 11, 2013
An illustration depicting the damaging effects of a tumor (red) on structural connections within the brain
Cancer Diet Shared by Healthy Cells
Cancer Diet Shared by Healthy Cells
Beth Marie Mole | Jan 23, 2013
Tumor cells rapidly divide by usurping a metabolic trick from normal cell development.