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What is brain cancer and can it be treated?

Sun, 4th Nov 2012

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Ron asked:

What is cancer of the brain and can it be treated? Could Jennerex also be used to treat brain tumours?

Answer

David K. -   Eventually, yes.  Brain tumours can either be metastatic, spread from another spot from the body, or they can start in the brain.  The ones that start in the brain that are the most difficult to treat are called glioblastoma multiforme.

A number of oncolytic viruses similar to the ones we’re using are being tested in glioblastoma and eventually, we will test ours against glioblastoma as well, although we’ve not started these clinical trials yet.

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