Scientists exploit leaks in blood brain barrier to treat glioblastoma

An ovarian cancer drug can leak through the blood brain barrier to reach brain tumours and could be an effective treatment for glioblastoma, suggest results presented at the National Cancer Research Institute’s. Olaparib is a PARP inhibitor, which is already used to treat certain ovarian cancer patients and prevents damaged cancer cells from repairing themselves after chemotherapy or radiotherapy.
Cancer Research UK

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