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Welcome to the Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy

At the Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy at the University of Florida, we appreciate your quest to learn more about brain tumors, possible treatment options and the latest research studies. As part of the UF Health system, we pride ourselves on providing the optimal…

Immunotherapy for Brain Cancer

Immunotherapy for Brain Cancer By: David S. Guzick, M.D., Ph.D. Each year, more than 200,000 people in the United States receive the chilling diagnosis of a primary or metastatic brain tumor. The sheer number of these cases makes central nervous system tumors one of the…

Lower-carb diet slows growth of aggressive brain tumor in mouse models

April 14, 2016 By Doug Bennett – University of Florida Health researchers have slowed a notoriously aggressive type of brain tumor in mouse models by using a low-carbohydrate diet. A high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet that included a coconut oil derivative helped reduce the growth of glioblastoma tumor cells and…