Scientists target glioma cancer stem cells, which could improve patient survival


Brain tumors are responsible for 25 percent of cancer-related deaths in children and young adults.

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Multiple studies suggest that cancer stem cells within these tumors resist therapy and are responsible for tumor recurrences.

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Despite initial response to treatment, most aggressive brain tumors eventually recur and are ultimately incurable.

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Researchers have devised a strategy to treat these tumors by identifying a secretion-mediated pathway that's essential for maintaining glioma cancer stem cells.

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Researchers describe a new technique for precisely measuring the temperature and behavior of new two-dimensional materials that will allow engineers to design smaller and faster microprocessors.

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