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2011-06-24 12:50:39

Johns Hopkins researchers have found a likely explanation for the slow growth of the most common childhood brain tumor, pilocytic astrocytoma.

2011-06-22 07:33:30

Brain cancer patients who are able to exercise live significantly longer than sedentary patients, according to this study.

2011-04-11 15:59:12

Researchers have found that a synthetic version of hypericin, a compound naturally found in St. John's wort, may be a promising treatment for patients with recurrent malignant brain tumors.

2011-04-07 09:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Linda Roberts was puzzled when her favorite food, chocolate ice cream, suddenly did not taste good, and her prized orchids didn't smell nice either.

2011-03-15 15:28:27

Pilocytic astrocytoma, the most common brain tumor in children, is usually slow-growing and benign.

2011-03-14 16:16:58

Pilocytic astrocytoma (PA) is the most common pediatric brain tumor, and there are few medical therapies available to those patients for whom surgery is not curative.

2011-03-10 13:24:52

A detailed analysis of gene fusions present at high frequency in the most common pediatric brain tumors has been performed for the first time.

2010-12-14 23:50:19

For patients with glioma, the most common primary brain tumor, new findings may explain why current therapies fail to eradicate the cancer.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.