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Research Detects Mechanism That Appears To Enable Deadly Brain Tumors To Progress, Develop Blood Supplies To Fuel Their Growth, And Invade Neighboring Healthy Tissues

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July 17, 2001
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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
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Using a technique called “gene array” that allows them to analyze thousands of genes in one experiment, scientists at Cedars-Sinai’s Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute have identified a new mechanism that may be a critical step in the development of a type of malignant brain tumor that has historically been virtually impervious to treatment.

LOS ANGELES -– Using a technique called “gene array” that allows them to analyze thousands of genes in one experiment, scientists at Cedars-Sinai’s Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute have identified a new mechanism that may be a critical step in the development of a type of malignant brain tumor that has historically been virtually impervious to treatment.


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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. (2001, July 17). Research Detects Mechanism That Appears To Enable Deadly Brain Tumors To Progress, Develop Blood Supplies To Fuel Their Growth, And Invade Neighboring Healthy Tissues. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 17, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/07/010717081518.htm
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