One of the senior authors of the paper, Dr. Donald O’Rourke, explained to Digital Trends how the organoids are currently being used and the group’s plan for future research: “We are currently testing CAR T-cells used in our ongoing clinical trial,” he said. “We will correlate CAR T responses using brain organoids with CAR T clinical responses.” That means they will be able to get an indication of how patients respond to CAR T-cell therapy before treatment even begins. … [Read more...] about Doctors are fighting brain cancer by growing mini-brains
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Valerie Harper has brain cancerCohen, who has no involvement in Harper's care, said leptomeningeal carcinomatosis is a metastatic disease, meaning cancer from one area of the body may have spread to another, in this case, the brain. Since 20 percent of the body's blood flow goes to the brain, he added, the brain is a very common place for other cancers to go. However, most types of these metastatic brain cancers involve a solid mass, or tumor, whereas leptomeningeal carcinomatosis is different, and occurs in about 5 percent of cancers that spread to the brain. … [Read more...] about Valerie Harper’s terminal brain cancer: What is leptomeningeal carcinomatosis?
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