New Cancer Drug

Henry Ford Hospital. Photo by Mikerussell at Wikimedia Commons

Henry Ford Pioneering New Treatment For Aggressive Brain Tumors

Henry Ford Hospital’s Hermelin Brain Tumor Center is the first U.S. hospital to start a new clinical trial for Toca 511 & Toca FC, a combination therapy under investigation for high-grade glioma, a fast-growing brain cancer that often recurs even after surgery, radiation treatment and chemotherapy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2012

This Univerity of Michigan photo shows its potential new cancer drug, AT-406, binding directly to the proteins that block cancer cell death.

UM’s New Drug Could Be Cancer Blockbuster

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a new drug now in clinical trials that has potential to treat multiple types of cancer with few side effects.