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PD-L1 in Extracellular Vesicles May Help Glioblastoma Evade Immunotherapies
Jim Daley | Mar 8, 2018
The discovery suggests that the immune checkpoint can operate at a further distance from tumor cells than previously believed.
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.
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.
Stem Cells Not Needed for Cancer
Ruth Williams | Oct 18, 2012
Fully developed neurons can revert to stem cell-like states and give rise to brain tumors.
Dental X-rays Linked to Brain Tumors
Sabrina Richards | Apr 10, 2012
A traditional dentist’s checkup may give patients more than just clean teeth.