Glioblastoma is linked to certain genetic syndromes, but it also occurs in people with no family history of cancer and in some dog breeds, which may be central to finding a cure. A study at Johns Hopkins University involves delivering a radioactive isotope directly into canine glioblastoma and another is using heat and radiation to destroy cancer cells, while researchers at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine are injecting dogs' brain tumors with cytotoxins, and the results of all the studies could translate to human glioblastoma.
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