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2014-10-24 20:22:05

HOUSTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burzynski Research Institute, Inc. (BRI) announced today that the U.S.

2014-06-03 13:06:47

A collaborative effort between Duke Medicine researchers and neurosurgeons and scientists in China has produced new genetic insights into a rare and deadly form of childhood and young adult brain cancer called brainstem glioma.

2014-05-15 23:13:19

May is brain tumor awareness month.

2014-02-04 11:57:02

The first comprehensive, large-scale cohort study of the long-term survival of children treated for low-grade gliomas, the most common pediatric brain tumor, finds that almost 90 percent are alive 20 years later and that few die from the tumor as adults.

2013-12-16 18:14:37

An experimental drug that targets macrophages, a type of immune cells, in the microenvironment surrounding the lethal brain tumor glioblastoma multiforme decreased the cancer's growth and extended survival of laboratory mice with the cancer.

2013-11-25 09:55:06

Eight of 16 patients participating in a study of an experimental immune system therapy directed against the most aggressive malignant brain tumors – glioblastoma multiforme – survived longer than five years after diagnosis.

Genetic Pathway Could Be New Target For Pediatric Tumor Treatment
2013-11-07 11:27:12

Low-grade gliomas – a type of pediatric brain tumor that is difficult to care for medically – could potentially be treated using a known genetic pathway, according to new research published in Thursday’s edition of the journal Neuro-Oncology.

New Laser-based Tool May Improve Accuracy Of Brain Tumor Surgery
2013-09-05 09:00:43

In the battle against brain cancer, doctors now have a new weapon -- a new imaging technology that will make brain surgery dramatically more accurate by allowing surgeons to distinguish -- at a microscopic level -- between brain tissue and tumors.

2013-08-30 23:28:10

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a new discovery of an immunotherapy target in aggressive brain tumors. New


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