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Greg Foltz, MD, Director, Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment, Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Seattle, WA, discusses tumor initiating cells. References and Resources Rappa G, Mercapide J, Anzanello F, et al. Growth of cancer cell lines under stem cell-like conditions has the potential to unveil...

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IL-12 gene transfer by electroporation promising for melanoma

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Results of a phase I trial suggest that intralesional transfer of plasmid interleukin (IL)-12 enhanced by electroporation for treatment of metastatic melanoma is "safe, effective, reproducible, and titratable," according to a report published November 24 ahead of print by the...

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Procalcitonin discriminates between bacterial and aseptic meningitis in children

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Serum procalcitonin is highly sensitive and specific for differentiating bacterial from aseptic meningitis in pediatric patients, physicians in Europe report in the December issue of the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. "Distinguishing between bacterial and...