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Nerve Cancer

Rare nerve cancers present significant challenges due to their complex pathogenesis and limited drug options. These cancers can occur in different organs and exhibit unique features based on their primary site of origin. With a deep understanding of the complex nature of these cancers, our company offers a range of specialized services tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients.

Overview of Nerve Cancer

Nerve cancers (or nerve tumors) are abnormal growths that occur on or within peripheral nerves, which are the nerves that extend from the brain and spinal cord throughout the body. These cancers typically originate in the nerve sheath, which is the protective covering of the nerve, or in the surrounding supportive tissue. While the majority of nerve tumors are benign, it is important to note that even noncancerous tumors may require therapy. This is because they can exert pressure on nerves, leading to pain, nerve damage, and potential loss of function. The pathogenesis of rare nerve cancer is multifactorial and involves complex interactions between genetic, epigenetic, and environmental factors.

Nerve cells play a crucial role in promoting tumor progression.Fig.1 Nerve cells play a crucial role in promoting tumor progression. (Li, Xinyu, et al., 2022)

Types of Nerve Cancer

  • Central Nervous System Cancers
    Central nervous system (CNS) cancers are abnormal growths of cells that originate in the tissues of the brain or spinal cord. These cancers encompass a wide range of distinct types, making their diagnosis and therapy complex. CNS cancers can arise from different cells within the central nervous system, including glial cells, neurons, and meninges.
  • Peripheral Nerve Cancers
    Peripheral nerve cancers encompass various types of tumors that arise in the peripheral nervous system. The peripheral nervous system consists of the nerves that extend from the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body, controlling essential functions such as movement and sensation. Although peripheral nerve cancers are generally rare, they can occur anywhere in the body.

Our Services

With a team of biological experts with a wealth of knowledge in the study of rare neurological cancers, our company understands that each rare nerve cancer presents its challenges and requires personalized approaches. We excel in tailoring our services to meet the specific requirements of our clients. Whether the development of diagnostic, small molecule drug, cell therapy, gene therapy, therapeutic antibody, therapeutic peptide, or therapeutic protein, we adapt our strategies to the unique characteristics of the cancer.

Our nerve cancer disease study types:

Animal models are of paramount importance in preclinical research aimed at developing drugs for rare nerve tumors. Our company is at the forefront of providing cutting-edge animal model development services. These sophisticated models closely mimic human disease, enabling us to conduct comprehensive pharmacokinetics studies and drug safety evaluations. If you are interested in our services, please feel free to contact us for more details and quotation information of related services.


  • Li, Xinyu, et al. "Targeting tumor innervation: premises, promises, and challenges." Cell Death Discovery 8.1 (2022): 131.

All of our services and products are intended for preclinical research use only and cannot be used to diagnose, treat or manage patients.

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