Latest Atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor Stories

2009-12-07 18:58:31

Scientists have discovered oncogenes capable of driving growth of normal human brain stem cells in a highly malignant pediatric brain tumor.

2009-11-11 18:11:14

New microscope is expected to improve the accuracy of intraoperative diagnostics.

2009-11-02 07:05:00

Survivors have less education, lower income relative to their siblings and survivors of other cancers.

2009-10-10 07:55:00

A team of researchers led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center unveiled results today from the largest-ever collaborative study addressing the treatment of a rare pediatric brain tumor.

2009-09-16 07:00:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn. Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Advances in diagnosis and treatment mean more children are living longer with cancer than ever before, with about 270,000 childhood cancer survivors alive today nationwide.

2009-08-07 10:38:06

Significant numbers of children in the UK are suffering from preventable levels of disability, particularly blindness, and premature death because of poor diagnosis of brain tumors.

2009-08-03 14:45:00

Brain cancer is among the deadliest of cancers. It's also one of the hardest to treat. Imaging results are often imprecise because brain cancers are extremely invasive. Surgeons must saw through the skull and safely remove as much of the tumor as they can.

2009-04-29 08:22:10

A laboratory study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University suggests that an anti-cancer compound studied for treating blood cancers may also help in treating cancers of the head and neck. The work is reported in the April 28th online edition of the Journal of Pathology.

2009-04-07 13:19:51

German scientists say they've developed a technique designed to improve neurosurgery involving gliomas -- malignant brain tumors. Brain tumors are often resistant to chemotherapy, growing fine extensions that infiltrate normal brain tissue and often forming satellites in surrounding tissue, researchers said.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.