Canada Launches Multi-partner Glioblastoma Study | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A group of Canadian research institutes, universities, and funding partners have launched a C$8.2 million (US$8 million) effort to conduct molecular and genomic studies of glioblastoma tumors and develop targeted, personalized treatments for the deadly brain cancer, the Terry Fox Research Institute said on Tuesday.

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