Latest meningioma Stories

2009-12-04 13:27:56

There was no substantial change in brain tumor incidence among adults 5 to 10 years after cell phone usage sharply increased.

2009-11-04 12:17:24

Treating a common brain tumor with multiple sessions of radiation appears to result in less brain swelling than treating the tumor once with a high dose of radiation, say researchers from the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University Hospital.

2009-11-03 14:57:11

Optic nerve sheath meningiomas are rare tumors that are traditionally treated with surgery, which is typically a blinding procedure.

2008-05-03 19:09:20

A recent study found that women who work regularly around weed killers could be at an increased risk of a certain type of brain cancer.

2008-02-06 20:55:10

A new Japanese study suggests that using mobile phones does not raise the risk of brain tumors. The study, conducted by Tokyo Women's Medical University, found no increased risk of the three main types of brain cancer in those who regularly use mobile phones.

2007-07-01 06:19:10

By Karen Garloch, The Charlotte Observer, N.C. Jul.

2004-11-25 03:00:18

A patient who had been treated for bilateral breast carcinoma subsequently developed a metastatic breast lesion in a meningioma. Although it is not uncommon for more than one tumor to occur in the same patient, metastases from one tumor into another tumor are rare ("tumor to tumor" phenomenon).

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.