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Latest brain tumors Stories

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.

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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.

2010-12-16 13:18:15

A newly published insight into the biology of many kinds of less-aggressive but still lethal brain tumors, or gliomas, opens up a wide array of possibilities for new therapies.

2010-11-03 14:59:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The incidence of brain tumors has more than doubled in the past decade, and still no one knows why.

2010-09-16 08:04:00

LEIDEN, the Netherlands, September 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Breakthrough Study Proves the Potential of the Dutch Life Sciences & Health Sector Tom Wurdinger, a Dutch researcher who is connected to Harvard (Boston) and the VUmc Cancer Center in Amsterdam, has discovered the enzyme playing a very important role in the return of malign brain tumor after surgery and radiation.

2010-09-14 08:00:00

YOUNTVILLE, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- GRAMMY® award-winning musician, Tim McGraw, and renowned chef, Michael Chiarello, will bring their talents to the Tug McGraw Foundation's annual event to raise awareness for individuals battling brain tumors and other neurological conditions.

2010-07-09 07:38:00

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirteen year-old basketball enthusiast and brain tumor patient Justin Friedlander had the biggest thrill of his young life on Tuesday when he shot baskets with President Obama in hopes of helping to find a cure for brain tumors.

2010-05-27 07:39:00

--Highly Focused Energy Beam Adds Much-Needed Weapon in Treating Brain Tumors, with Gentler Side Effects-- PHILADELPHIA, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia announces the availability of proton therapy, a precise form of cancer radiation that offers potentially life-changing benefits to children with brain tumors and other solid tumors.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • 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.
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