Molecular Therapeutics Advance Fight Against Brain Cancer15 years, 11 months ago
Posted on Aug 09, 2004, 1 p.m.
By Bill Freeman
An estimated 41,000 new cases of primary brain tumors are expected to be diagnosed in 2004, according to the American Brain Tumor Association. To further narrow the gap between diagnosis and effective therapy, physicians at the University of Pennsylvania Health System now offer several promising approaches to brain tumor treatment, including novel imaging for oncologic neurosurgery and refined genetic testing for tumors to better target treatment.