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The Resilience of Brain Cancer: Gliob...

Glioblastomas are one of the most aggressive and commonly occurring brain tumors (1) Patients diagnosed with glioblastomas have a life expectancy of about fourteen months with medical treatments, including surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Although common and lethal, the causes of glioblastomas and effective treatments still remain unclear to the medical field. In fact, one […]

CSI: Cancer Stem cells and Inflammati...

Liver cancer is an effective killer. In fact, it’s more effective than human killers: the number of people who die of liver cancer every year is twice the number of reported murders in the United States.(1)(2) Why is this disease so deadly? Ironically, for some types of liver cancer, scientists believe the key to its lethal […]