Understanding Glioblastoma
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By Kevin Begos

Understanding Glioblastoma

The discovery of two new genes is helping scientists learn more about an aggressive form of brain cancer

By Kevin Begos


Using a new cellular mapping technique, researchers at Columbia University have discovered two genes, when simultaneously activated, are responsible for an aggressive form of brain cancer called glioblastoma multiforme. Scientists hope the discovery will lead to new therapies for the disease.

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