glioblastoma multiforme

Researchers at the UC Cancer Institute Make Progress in Brain Tumor Testing

Dr. El Mustapha Bhassi, research assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati, described a new blood test that can detect the presence of a certain type of brain tumor called a Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM). Being able to detect GBM cells through the blood stream will allow for patients to receive more conclusive test results sooner…
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With Eye toward New Treatments, UC Team to Track Tumor DNA through Bloodstream

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cstarr@mayfieldclinic.com CINCINNATI—Medical scientists know this about glioblastoma multiforme: the malignant brain tumor is aggressive, it is elusive, and it appears in different permutations. In a novel effort to unravel the multiple identities of glioblastoma, a team of University of Cincinnati (UC) researchers has begun sequencing individual glioblastoma genomes and tracking abnormalities…
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