Latest brain tumors Stories

2012-03-02 01:16:16

Imaging amino acid transporters with positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) has been shown to significantly alter intended management plans for patients with brain tumors.

2011-09-27 09:26:51

Medulloblastomas are the most common cancerous (malignant) brain tumors in children.

2011-06-16 06:55:00

A new study casts doubts on recent claims that mobile phones increase the risk of brain tumors, finding that tumors among mobile phone users are not within range of most of the radiation emitted from the devices.

2011-05-18 00:01:31

USBSI has accomplished its second year of donation efforts to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation® (PBTF) with a $5,000 contribution and successfully invited 4,485 facebook fans who assisted in raising awareness of childhood brain tumors through Facebook. City of Industry, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 Rather than passively donating a sum to the PBTF, USBSI reached out to involve the public by pledging to donate $1 for every person who added themselves as a fan on USBSI’s Facebook...

2011-04-16 00:00:27

More than 6,000 brain tumor patients, their families and supporters are expected to convene at Chicago’s Soldier Field for the American Brain Tumor Association’s 6th annual Path to Progress 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 14. Register today at http://www.pathtoprogress.org. Chicago, Ill.

2011-04-11 08:13:09

Epileptic seizures may be an indicator of developing brain tumors in the years to come, according to research published online in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.

2011-02-01 02:00:27

Scientists at Duke Cancer Institute have discovered that genetic mutations found in brain tumors can alter tumor metabolism.

2011-01-19 18:22:11

Malignant gliomas are fast-growing brain tumors with poor prospects of recovery depending on disease stage.

2011-01-08 11:30:00

Scientists have identified the type of cell that is at the origin of brain tumors known as oligodendrogliomas.

2011-01-03 08:24:20

New insight into the biology of many kinds of less aggressive but lethal brain tumors, or gliomas, opens up a wide variety of possibilities for new therapies, according to this study.

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