An early-phase clinical trial at Cleveland Clinic is investigating the use of viruses with brain tumors. So far, the therapy is showing some signs of success.
Nearly 700,000 people in the United States are living with a primary brain tumor – those that begin in the brain and tend to stay in the brain. And more than 78,000 new cases of brain tumor will be diagnosed with a primary brain tumor this year.
Immunotherapy-based strategies may provide new treatment options for patients with glioblastoma.
You might be surprised to hear that having a brain tumor doesn’t necessarily mean you have cancer. Some tumors are benign. While they are not cancerous, they can still cause problems depending on their location.
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