Published in Biotech Law Weekly, October 20th, 2006
According to recent research from the United States, "Gliomas account for almost 80% of primary malignant brain tumors, and they result in more years of life lost than do any other tumors. Glioblastoma, the most common type of glioma, is associated with very poor survival, so glioma epidemiology has focused on identifying factors that can be modified to prevent this disease."
"Only two relatively rare factors have so far been conclusively shown to affect glioma risk-exposure to high doses of ionizing radiation, and inherited mutations of highly penetrant...
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