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5 Months ago

New targets for childhood brain tumors identified: Neurons, immune cells work together to promote tumor growth in neurofibromatosis type 1

People with the genetic condition neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) are prone to developing tumors on nervous system tissue. A new study has found that the development and growth of such tumors are driven by nearby noncancerous neurons and immune cells. The findings point to potential new therapeutic targets for people with NF1.

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