How does solid stress from brain tumours damage healthy tissue?

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Published: 14 Jan 2019
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A Massachusetts General Hospital study reveals how solid stress from nodular brain tumours compresses adjacent healthy tissue, restricts blood supply and damages neurons. 

The psychiatric drug lithium may be able to reduce these effects.

You can read the press release of the study here.

Credit: Giorgio Seano, PhD, Steele Laboratories of Tumour Biology, Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital

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