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Targeted attack against brain cancer

With the goal of enhancing the treatment of glioblastoma, the most aggressive type of brain cancer, scientists at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) have been searching for specific structures that could lend themselves as drug targets.

World No Tobacco Day 2015 – Put an end to the illicit trade of tobacco products

For World No Tobacco Day 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on countries to band together to stop tobacco smuggling. An important political tool for achieving this goal is the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products.

Epigenetic profiles allow for more precise predictions in brain cancer

Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) have analyzed the DNA methylation patterns in 500 ependymomas - tumors that occur in the brain and spinal cord. They were able to distinguish nine molecular subgroups.

last update: 29/05/2015 back to top