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International Brain Tumour Awareness Week Picking the Brain

02 November 2023

Picking the Brain

Various cell types in brain tumour biopsies are marked when applying radioactive antibodies for detection by positron emission tomography. This study of glioblastoma uses cell sorting and 3D histology – technique to highlight the tissue make-up – to distinguish cells of the tumour and its environment towards targeted monitoring of specific cell populations

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This is International Brain Tumour Awareness Week – 29.10–5.11 2023

Written by Lindsey Goff

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