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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.

2012-01-27 10:30:36

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have developed what they believe to be the first clinical application of a new imaging technique to diagnose brain tumors.

2012-01-24 11:50:37

After people with low-grade glioma, a type of brain cancer, undergo neurosurgery to remove the tumors, they face variable odds of survival — depending largely on how rapidly the cancer recurs.

2012-01-19 20:42:22

A recent analysis of clinical trial results performed by the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) demonstrate that a chromosomal abnormality—specifically, the absence (co-deletion) of chromosomes 1p and 19q—have definitive prognostic and predictive value for managing the treatment of adult patients with pure and mixed anaplastic oligodendrogliomas.

2011-12-12 22:23:28

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common and lethal of all human brain tumors that originate in the brain.

2011-09-29 09:20:45

Brain tumor specimens taken from neurosurgery cases at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center has given scientists a new window on the transformation that occurs as healthy brain cells begin to form tumors.

2011-09-20 00:13:36

The largest study ever of a rare childhood brain tumor found more than half the tumors carried extra copies of specific genes linked to cancer growth.

2011-08-09 07:19:10

Scientists have completed a map of genetic mutations occurring in the second-most common form of brain cancer, oligodendroglioma.


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