Brain Tumors

Glowing Particles In The Blood May Help Diagnose And Monitor Brain Cancer

A chemical that has improved surgeries for brain cancer by making tumor cells fluorescent may also help doctors safely diagnose the disease and monitor its response to treatment.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Successful Surgery For Jimmy Devellano

Thanks to all for the well wishes we’ve received for Red Wings senior VP Jim Devellano over the past few days. Happy to update you that Jimmy D underwent successful surgery today to remove the benign brain tumor. He is resting...
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Medical News Today: New Blood Test Detects Brain Tumors With 87% Accuracy

Researchers have recently published 'the first demonstration' that a promising blood test for detecting brain cancer works in the clinic.
Related topics: Blood Test, Cancer, Medical Research, Oncology

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Keto And Cancer: Where Do We Stand?

The ketogenic diet has exploded in popularity over the last few years. Hordes of people are using it to lose body fat, overcome metabolic diseases, improve their endurance performance, attain steady energy levels, make their brain work better, and...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Diet

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Add-on Cyramza Boosts Pfs In First-line Egfr Lung Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- RELAY shows benefit of dual VEGF/EGFR blockade in patients without brain metastases
Related topics: Lung Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Family Of 11-year-old Boy With Brain Cancer Shares One Final Wish: Inspiration And Encouragement...

The family of John Francis Hoague-Rivette, a young boy battling terminal brain cancer, is making a passionate request of military members, law enforcement officials, EMTs, and firefighters from across the U.S. — one aimed at encouraging and...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Police

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Team Uses Glass Beads, Ultrasound To Shatter Brain Cancer Cells

In the story of Goldilocks, a little girl tastes three different bowls of porridge to find which is not too hot, not too cold, but ... Read more
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Scientists Create Brain-mimicking Environment To Grow 3d Tissue Models Of Brain Tumors

Researchers have developed 3-dimensional human tissue culture models of pediatric and adult brain cancers in a brain-mimicking microenvironment, that includes brain-derived extracellular matrix (ECM) -- the complex network of proteins and amino...
Related topics: Cancer, Medical Research, Oncology, Proteins

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The 'goldilocks' Principle For Curing Brain Cancer

Researchers found that a stable body temperature holds the key to awakening the body's immune response to fight off brain cancer.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Infrared-glowing Nanoparticle Gives Researchers A View Inside A Living Mouse's Brain

Stanford chemists have developed a new deep-tissue imaging technique that can see beneath the skin of living subjects to illuminate buried tumors with unparalleled clarity.
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer

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An Expensive Treatment May Be A Victim Of Its Own Widening Use

Medical treatment has knocked down tumors in 6-year-old Easton Daniels’ brain, but the drug used also wiped out his immune system. To bolster his immune function and help keep him healthy, he has visited a hospital for intravenous infusions of...
Related topics: Cancer

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Detecting Neurocognitive Change In Pediatric Cancer Patients

Although cure rates for children with cancer are increasing, cancer treatments can cause permanent deterioration of brain functions leading to impairments in attention, concentration, memory and learning. With the aid of a $3.4 million NIH grant, a...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Medical News Today: Menopause Symptom May Trigger Brain Fog In Breast Cancer Survivors

New research suggests that menopause-related night sweats could contribute to brain fog in women who have experienced breast cancer.
Related topics: Menopause, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Former President Jimmy Carter Marks 95th Birthday

Four years after battling life-threatening cancer in his liver and brain, and four months after falling and breaking his hip, requiring surgery and weeks of intense physical therapy, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter took the stage September 18,...
Related topics: Cancer, Liver Cancer, Oncology

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Jeannie Gaffigan On Surviving A Brain Tumor In 'when Life Gives You Pears'

Jeannie Gaffigan tells NPR's Scott Simon about her brain tumor, her recovery from its removal, and why she's grateful for the experience. She writes about it in the book, When Life Gives You Pears.
Related topics: Cancer

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Cancer Tumors Form Surprising Connections With Healthy Brain Cells

Anti-epileptic medicine can curb the dangerous communication and possibly be part of future treatment.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Epilepsy

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Pacific Survival Rates Explained: Lung Cancer Spread Reduced, New Distant Growth Most Often In The...

A new analysis of survival data for the randomized, phase III PACIFIC trial finds adding the immunotherapy cancer drug durvalumab to radiation and chemotherapy significantly decreased the recurrence of lung cancer both in the chest area and in...
Related topics: Lung Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy

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Children's Of Alabama Doctor Using Herpes Virus To Fight Brian Tumors

Children's of Alabama is home to one of the most exciting studies underway in pediatric cancer: evaluating the use of a cold sore virus to treat children with progressive malignant brain tumors.
Related topics: Herpes, Virus, Virology, Cancer, Oncology

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Parkinson’s And Prostates; Brain Cancer And Neurons; Mosquito Spray In Havana?

(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience
Related topics: Parkinson's, Cancer, Oncology, Neurons

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Is Cell Phone Radiation Actually Dangerous? We Asked Some Experts

Could our cell phones and other wireless devices be increasing our risk of developing brain cancer and other conditions? The answer is still up in the air.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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