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Cancer: TOXIC arsenic treatment could triple life expectancy of brain tumour patients

The chemical could be used with current treatments for the most common type of deadly brain tumours, scientists have revealed.

Treating patients with the chemical could increase their life expectancy by three or four times after diagnosis, they claimed.

Arsenic is currently used to fight a rare blood cancer, known as acute promyelocytic leukaemia.

But, it could also be used as a powerful therapy for glioblastoma multiforme – the most aggressive type of brain cancer, it was revealed.

“Our findings show that, for some patients, …
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