(The Translational Genomics Research Institute) Melding the genetic and cellular analysis of tumors with how they appear in medical images could give physicians new insights into how to best treat patients, especially those with brain cancer, according to a new study led by TGen. Published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE, this study suggests that the tumor microenvironment — essentially all the cells both in and surrounding a tumor — play a vastly under-studied role in the development and growth of cancer.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-01/ttgr-ami013020.php