Cancer: New avenues for brain tumour therapy

Harrison, Charlotte
November 2011
Nature Reviews Drug Discovery;Nov2011, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p816
Academic Journal
The article discusses research being done on the new lead compounds and therapies for treating and managing brain tumours.


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