Glioblastoma overview and treatment update

Glioblastoma is an aggressive form of brain cancer, a form of cancer currently being battled by Arizona senator John McCain. We’ll get a general overview of glioblastoma brain cancer, talk about the challenge of getting anti-cancer drugs past the protective blood-brain barrier, and discuss clinical trials conducted at Barrow Neurological Institute on a new treatment with TGen Deputy Director Dr. Michael Berens and Dr. Harshil Dhruv, TGen assistant professor of the Cancer and Cell Biology Division.

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TGen Deputy Director Dr. Michael Berens and Dr. Harshil Dhruv, TGen assistant professor of the Cancer and Cell Biology Division

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Investigate one of the greatest moral dilemmas of the 21st century

In April 1944, Jewish prisoners Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler miraculously escaped from the Auschwitz concentration camp and fled through Nazi-occupied Poland to find refuge in Žilina, Slovakia, where they connected with the Jewish Underground. Once safe, they recounted what they left behind. Their harrowing testimony revealed the true horror of the Holocaust to the outside world, describing in forensic detail the gas chambers and the full extent of the Nazi extermination program.

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From the remarkable octopus to a river of dreams, experience compelling stories of the natural world as "Nature" returns to Arizona PBS Wednesday nights at 7 p.m.

'Independent Lens' tells unforgettable stories about people and history

The Emmy Award-winning anthology series featuring unforgettable people, communities and moments in history returns to Arizona PBS on Mondays at 9 p.m. starting Oct. 28.