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Fighting brain cancer with nanomedicine

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Fighting brain cancer with nanomedicine

Scientists with diverse skills joined forces on a cross-campus collaboration that may change the way brain cancer is treated

Brain cancer—a devastating diagnosis in itself—can also be grimly swift in its prognosis. Even with surgery and chemo- and radiotherapy, patients with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the primary type of malignant brain tumor that affects 15,000 people in the United...

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Fighting brain cancer with nanomedicine

For nursing school, westward expansion

Since its acquisition from Bayer Pharmaceuticals in 2007, Yale’s West Campus, as the 136-acre facility on the Orange-West Haven border is now known, has buzzed quietly with activity. Gradually, programs have moved...

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Fighting brain cancer with nanomedicine

Health literacy expert is new head of Physician Assistant Program

James A. Van Rhee, M.S., PA-C, has joined the School of Medicine as director of the Physician Associate (PA) Program. Van Rhee comes to Yale from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where he was...

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Fighting brain cancer with nanomedicine

New transplant chief is champion for organ donation

David C. Mulligan, M.D., an acclaimed abdominal organ transplant surgeon, has been appointed chief of the Section of Transplantation and Immunology and professor of surgery at the School of Medicine, and director of the...

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Fighting brain cancer with nanomedicine

Yale physicians lead the way in making CT scans safer for children

Computerized tomography (CT) scanning involves taking X-rays from a rotating camera and feeding the results to a powerful computer to create cross-sectional views of organs in the body. The procedure—simple and...

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