R.I. Hospital researchers granted $3.9M to study aggressive brain cancer

RESEARCHERS at Rhode Island Hospital have been awarded $3.9 million by the Warren Alpert Foundation to study and fight glioblastoma, an aggressive and difficult-to-treat form of brain cancer. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL
RESEARCHERS at Rhode Island Hospital have been awarded $3.9 million by the Warren Alpert Foundation to study and fight glioblastoma, an aggressive and difficult-to-treat form of brain cancer. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL
PROVIDENCE – Researchers at Rhode Island Hospital have received a $3.9 million grant from the Warren Alpert Foundation to study a highly aggressive and intractable form of cancer of the brain, the hospital announced Thursday. The type of cancer, glioblastoma, is notorious for invading brain tissue, evading treatment and leads to high rates of recurrence,…

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