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New use of stem cells could clear path for immunotherapy in brain cancer

Published: Oct 18th, 2018

A new discovery led by Dr. Catherine Flores using stem cells to overcome resistance to immunotherapy drugs may open the door to more effective treatment for brain cancer.

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2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine: A turning point in the war on cancer

Published: Oct 4th, 2018

In The Conversation, Dr. Duane Mitchell discusses the importance of Drs. James Allison and Tasuku Honjo’s discoveries in immunotherapy.

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Dr. Duane Mitchell announces new program at Biden Cancer Summit

Published: Sep 27th, 2018

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of the Preston A. Wells, Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy, announced the UF Health-led Legacy Program in Brain Cancer at the Biden Cancer Summit.

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Brain cancer investigators lead bold initiative to advance new treatments

Published: Sep 21st, 2018

Brain cancer experts at the MBI launch a new venture with institutions from across the nation and Canada.

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Dr. Brian Hoh named chair of neurosurgery

Published: Jun 27th, 2018

Brian Hoh, M.D., an internationally known expert in the treatment of brain aneurysms, brain arteriovenous malformations, and ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, will lead the department of neurosurgery.

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May 12: UF Brain Tumor Education Day

Published: Apr 7th, 2018

UF Brain Tumor Education Day will offer patients with brain tumors and caregivers the opportunity to learn about treatment options and resources available at UF Health.

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Brain Cancer

Published: Nov 1st, 2011

Brain tumors, which are abnormal growths of cells within the brain, can be cancerous (malignant) and spread if not properly addressed. More than 200,000 people in the U.S. receive the […]