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Neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Heath System have, for the first time, combined real-time magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology with novel non-invasive cellular mapping techniques to develop a new biopsy approach that increases the accuracy of diagnosis for patients with brain cancer.
Comprehensive genomic analysis of low-grade brain tumors sorts them into three categories, one of which has the molecular hallmarks and shortened survival of glioblastoma multiforme, the most lethal of brain tumors.
Astrocytomas are the most common malignant brain tumors.
Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends Matt Englander for his determination to embrace life despite his battle with brain cancer.
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.
A type of low-grade but sometimes lethal brain tumor in children has been found in many cases to contain an unusual mutation that may help to classify, diagnose and guide the treatment of the tumors.
Louis and Phyllis Jacobs Honored for Commitment to Brain Tumor Patients and the ABTA Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 The American
Scientists have long believed that glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most aggressive type of primary brain tumor, begins in glial cells that make up supportive tissue in the brain or in neural stem cells.
Radiation oncology researchers have revised the system used by doctors since the 1990s to determine the prognosis of people with glioblastoma, which is the most devastating of malignant brain tumors.
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