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Dana-Farber researchers find that revamped radiation treatment schedule for common form of brain cancer can extend survival

  • Posted: February 3, 2014

An altered radiation treatment schedule for the most common and lethal form of brain cancer extended survival times, a new study by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and other organizations has shown.

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