Tumors

Nonsurgical approach for treatment of children with rare skull tumor

2 hours ago   |   News Medical

Surgery can usually be avoided in children with a rare tumor of the skull, based on new research by investigators from Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian, Nicklaus...
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Association Between Heart Rate Variability and Inflammatory Biomarkers in Critically Ill Children*

Association Between Heart Rate Variability and Inflammatory Biomarkers in Critically Ill Children*

5 hours ago   |   Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

OBJECTIVES: The autonomic nervous system can both modulate and be modulated by the inflammatory response during critical illness. We aimed to determine whether heart rate...
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Oncolytic adenovirus shows potential in pediatric diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma

Oncolytic adenovirus shows potential in pediatric diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma

21 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

The oncolytic adenovirus DNX-2401 appeared safe and feasible among a small cohort of pediatric patients with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, according to study results...
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Dynamic cells linked to brain tumor growth and recurrence

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers have discovered that aggressive tumors contain highly active cells that move throughout tissue in complicated patterns. What's more, the accumulations of these...
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Prognostic analysis of E2F transcription factors E2F1 and E2F3 in four independent pediatric neuroblastoma cohorts

1 day ago   |   BMC

Previously, we had analyzed the prognosis of E2F transcription factors across adult tumor types. However, the expressions and prognosis of E2F transcription factors in...
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Why many cancer cells need to import fat

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers have found why cancer cells in oxygen-depleted environments are forced to rely on fat imports, a finding that could lead to new ways to understand and slow down...
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Cancer cell therapy innovator shifts focus toward treatment of solid tumors

Cancer cell therapy innovator shifts focus toward treatment of solid tumors

1 day ago   |   Healio

Crystal L. Mackall, MD, believes she has an "unusual pedigree" for someone in her position. Mackall - the Ernest and Amelia Gallo family professor of pediatrics and medicine at...
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Tovorafenib induces response in relapsed pediatric low-grade glioma

Tovorafenib induces response in relapsed pediatric low-grade glioma

1 day ago   |   Healio

Two-thirds of patients with relapsed pediatric low-grade glioma treated with tovorafenib responded to therapy, data released by the agent's manufacturer showed. Tovorafenib is...
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Highly active cells associated with growth and recurrence of brain glioma

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Tumors are made up of many types of cells, both cancerous and benign. The specific complexity of the cells inside brain tumors has been a trademark of the disease, one that...
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New $5.3 million NIH grant will support researchers into understanding lung cancer recurrence

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are leading a national study aimed at identifying patients with early-stage lung cancer who are at high...
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Canada official warns of possible COVID resurgence ahead

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