Focus at Four: New A&M research suggests biological clock affects brain cancer treatment

New research from the Texas A&M Health Science Center suggests that certain devastating brain cancers could benefit from treatments related to the body's biological clock.

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"That means that giving treatments, like chemotherapy and radiation, at certain times a day, could make a difference in the prognosis," said David Earnest, the TAMU HSC and College of Medicine scientist who co-authrored the study.

"We knew it helped in other cancers, like breast cancer, but this is the first time we've seen the difference in this difficult-to-treat brain cancer," Earnest said.

For more from Earnest about the study, see the video player above.