Irradiating Stem Cell Niche Doubles Survival in Brain Cancer Patients, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Study

Published: Jul 26, 2010

ScienceDaily (July 22, 2010) — Patients with deadly glioblastomas who received high doses of radiation that hit a portion of the brain that harbors neural stem cells had double the progression-free survival time as patients who had lower doses or no radiation targeting the area, a study from the Radiation Oncology Department at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has found.

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