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Glioblastoma: electric treatment?

Glioblastoma is a type of brain tumor. It remains difficult to treat. Image: Christaras A / Wikimedia.

At Mines Saint-Étienne, the ATPulseGliome project is looking into a new form of cancer treatment. This therapeutic approach is aimed at fighting glioblastoma, an especially aggressive form of brain cancer, using electrical stimulation. It could eventually increase the life expectancy of glioblastoma patients in comparison with chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment.  …

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Mathematical tools for analyzing the development of brain pathologies in children

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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) enables medical doctors to obtain precise images of a patient’s structure and anatomy, and of the pathologies that may affect the patient’s brain. However, to analyze and interpret these complex images, radiologists need specific mathematical tools. While some tools exist for interpreting images of the adult …

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