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2014-04-09 12:31:14

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.

2014-02-04 11:02:59

Astrocytomas are the most common malignant brain tumors.

2013-11-23 23:02:03

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.

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.

2013-05-01 15:32:07

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.

2013-03-22 23:04:18

Louis and Phyllis Jacobs Honored for Commitment to Brain Tumor Patients and the ABTA Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 The American

New Discovery May Help Doctors Slow Progression And Recurrence Of Brain Cancer
2012-10-22 20:57:41

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.

2012-05-17 12:09:10

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.

2012-03-22 22:45:29

Researchers at Winship Cancer Institute have developed a technique for detecting an "oncometabolite", a chemical produced by some brain tumors’ warped metabolism, via non-invasive imaging.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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