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Glioblastoma patient’s tumor no longer measurable thanks to promising clinical trial

At 30, Amanda Johnson learned that she had about 16 months to live after her on-again-off-again headaches lead to a glioblastoma diagnosis. In fact, the tumor in her brain was so large that it was threatening even the short time frame that she was given. Amanda Johnson, pictured with dad Larry, started getting headaches, which… Read More »

Like racecars and geese, cancer cells draft their way to new tumor sites

by Heidi Hall Finding gives boost to fighting through cell metabolism NASCAR has nothing on cancer cells when it comes to exploiting the power of drafting, letting someone else do the hard work of moving forward while you coast behind. Building on the relatively new discovery that metastatic cancer cells leave tumors and travel in clusters,… Read More »