The Australian Government has heard the community voice loud and clear that survival rates for brain cancer in both adults and children are unacceptable. The Government has committed $100 MILLION to establish a fighting fund for research. The goal is aggressive – to double survival rates within 10 years.
A little boy in the US, Chad Carr who had an inoperable brain tumour and who donated his brain tumour to research after he passed away has contributed to a break through finding which may assist others with brain a similar brain cancer.
The PNET Cancer Foundation is proud to announce that it is a funding partner in the AIM Project – a major Australian project conducting research into all children’s brain cancers. The project is being led by the Robert Connor Dawes Foundation (RCD), in conjunction with ANZCHOG (Australia and New Zealand Children’s Haematology and Oncology Group).…Details
‘Researchers from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston have discovered that an enzyme helps brain tumors to grow. This finding offers the potential for new tumor treatment approaches.’
This article discusses a recent study by the University of Edinburgh’s school of biological sciences that found potential for the main ingredient found in olive oil, oleic acid to stimulate the production of a molecule that can prevent the growth of cancer causing proteins.
New research has found that changes in immune activity appear to signal a growing brain tumor five years before symptoms arise. This has the potential to lead to earlier detection of brain cancer.