Scientists discover chemical that causes brain cancer cells to self-destruct

One of the deadliest cancers may have found its match.

New drug literally blows up the most aggresive brain cancer cells

A potentially game changing drug developed by scientists at Karolinska Institutet and Uppsala University infiltrates the cells from glioblastoma, the most aggressive type of brain tumor, and causes them to literally explode. Trials so far have been made only on mice whose tumor growth was reversed and survival was prolonged considerably. Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common malignant primary