Given that the ALAD G177C polymorphism affects the toxicokinetics of lead in the body, and that exposure to lead may increase the risk of adult brain tumors, we postulated a possible association of ALAD G177C genotype and risk of intracranial tumors of the brain and nervous system (hereafter referred to as brain tumors).
The Center is one of only 15 brain tumor centers nationwide -- and the only center from Michigan -- participating in the National Cancer Institute's Adult Brain Tumor Consortium to provide the most advanced care to patients in the United States.
The company also plans to initiate the very first Phase Ib cancer clinical trial of a T-type calcium channel blocker with mibefradil in conjunction with the National Cancer Institute's Adult Brain Tumor Consortium in patients with recurrent high-grade glioma in the spring.
The Tug McGraw Center for Neuro-Oncology Quality of Life Research at Duke," which will be a component of the Brain Tumor Center at Duke University Medical Center, will conduct medical research specifically focused on enhancing the quality of life of both pediatric and adult brain tumor patients as well as their families.
BOARDMAN, Ohio -- The Tommy Detesco Fund For Adolescents and Young Adult Brain Tumor Research, supporting the Cleveland Clinic Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center, is one of but a few research funds in the U.