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New microscope is expected to improve the accuracy of intraoperative diagnostics.
Survivors have less education, lower income relative to their siblings and survivors of other cancers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Georgia Institute of Technology and Saint Joseph's Hospital Team Up ATLANTA, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Tech and Saint Joseph's Hospital have joined together to begin the first regional research program to study the genetics and cell biology of pancreatic cancer.