Toxin-Based Targeted Therapy for Malignant Brain Tumors

@inproceedings{Chandramohan2012ToxinBasedTT,
  title={Toxin-Based Targeted Therapy for Malignant Brain Tumors},
  author={Vidyalakshmi Chandramohan and John H. Sampson and Ira Pastan and Darell D Bigner},
  booktitle={Clinical & developmental immunology},
  year={2012}
}
Despite advances in conventional treatment modalities for malignant brain tumors-surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy-the prognosis for patients with high-grade astrocytic tumor remains dismal. The highly heterogeneous and diffuse nature of astrocytic tumors calls for the development of novel therapies. Advances in genomic and proteomic research indicate that treatment of brain tumor patients can be increasingly personalized according to the characteristics of the targeted tumor and its… CONTINUE READING
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