New therapy slows spread of deadly brain tumor cells, UF Health researchers find

Published: April 28th, 2016

Category: In the News

July 27, 2015 By Doug Bennett  The rapid spread of a common and deadly brain tumor has been slowed down significantly in a mouse model by cutting off the way some cancer cells communicate, according to a team of researchers that includes UF Health faculty.

The technique improved the survival time for patients with glioblastoma by 50 percent when tested in a mouse model, said Loic P. Deleyrolle, Ph.D., a research assistant professor of neurosurgery in the UF College of Medicine.

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