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Discovery of how brain tumor cells move points to possible therapy

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  • June 19, 2014
sontheimerHarald Sontheimer

Research that sheds light on the way gliomas migrate and cause brain tumors may reveal a new avenue to kill them. The findings, published June 19 in Nature Communications, show that gliomas disrupt normal neural connections and hijack control of blood vessels — which may open the door for chemotherapy.