Brain Tumors

The Scientists On A Mission To Revolutionise Brain Tumour Research

In January 2018, Baroness Tessa Jowell bravely stood up in the House of Lords and called for more funding and support for people with brain tumours. “For what would every cancer patient want?” she asked. “To know that the best, the latest...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Artificial Nose Identifies Malignant Tissue In Brain Tumours During Surgery

An artificial nose developed in Finland helps neurosurgeons to identify cancerous tissue during surgery and enables the more precise excision of tumors.
Related topics: Cancer

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Why Novocure's Regulatory News Is A Huge Win For Investors

NovoCure (NASDAQ: NVCR) sells a noninvasive medical device called Optune that uses electric fields to treat brain cancer. The company recently told investors that it has won approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its device to be...
Related topics: Nasdaq, Cancer, Oncology, Food And Drug Administration

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Custom 3d-printed Heads Let Doctors Practice Delicate Brain Procedures

Radiotherapists who operate to remove brain tumors could benefit from being able to practice on specific patients ahead of time. Thanks to customized 3D-printed heads, now they can!
Related topics: Cancer

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Doctors Expected A Brain Tumor. It Was A Tapeworm

The Middletown, New York woman, 42, was diagnosed with neurocysticercosis, a rare parasitic infection of the brain that can develop if a person swallows the eggs of the pork tapeworm. WebMD Health News
Related topics: Cancer

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Macrophages' Pathway To Nurture Pten-deficient Glioblastoma

A common genetic deficiency empowers glioblastoma to broadcast a molecular message to the wrong type of immune cell, summoning macrophages that protect and nurture the brain tumor instead of attacking it, researchers report.
Related topics: Glioblastoma, Genetics, Cancer, Medical Research

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Doctors Thought This Woman Had A Brain Tumor But It Was Actually A Tapeworm Festering In Her Skull

A New York woman who was prepared for a long battle against brain cancer got some shocking news when doctors finally opened up her skull. 42-year-old Rachel Palma had been experiencing some bizarre symptoms that prompted doctors to perform a scan of...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Immune Cells Determine How Fast Certain Tumors Grow

By examining brain tumors in mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis discovered that immune cells that should be defending the body against disease sometimes can be enticed into providing aid and comfort to tumor...
Related topics: Cancer, Medical Research

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Asco 2019: Favorable Response For Brain Cancer Patients Receiving Combination Therapy With Survaxm

With their phase II study in patients with aggressive brain cancer now completed, the developers of the cancer immunotherapy SurVaxM report that combination therapy with the vaccine was more effective than standard therapy for nearly all patients.
Related topics: American Society Of Clinical Oncology, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Vaccines

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Imaging Agent From Scorpions May Improve Brain Tumor Resection

New study finds that tozuleristide helps both high- and low-grade glial tumors with little toxicity. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Cancer, Medical Research

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Simone Giertz Describes Her Radiation Treatment While Making Some Art

The Queen of Shitty Robots took a break from making more shitty robots to chat about her experience with radiation treatment and make some not-so-shitty art.  After undergoing surgery to remove a brain tumor last year, YouTuber Simone Giertz...
Related topics: Robots, Cancer

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New Evidence Supports Surgery For Rare Type Of Brain Lymphoma

Researchers have identified a distinct subtype of primary central nervous system (PCNS) lymphoma that should be considered for surgical removal, suggesting a major shift in how this type of tumor is evaluated and managed.
Related topics: Lymphoma, Medical Research, Cancer

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Computer-assisted Diagnostic Procedure Enables Earlier Detection Of Brain Tumor Growth

A computer-assisted diagnostic procedure helps physicians detect the growth of low-grade brain tumors earlier and at smaller volumes than visual comparison alone, according to a new study. However, additional clinical studies are needed to determine...
Related topics: Cancer, Medical Research

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Cancer Cells Are Quick-change Artists Adapting To Their Environment

New research shows that cancer cells of glioblastomas -- conspicuously aggressive solid brain tumors -- manifest developmental plasticity and their phenotypic characteristics are less constrained than believed.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Dodgers Participate In Crack Cancer Challenge

The challenge hopes to raise awareness for brain cancer
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Thief Steals Chemotherapy Medication From Porch Of Man With Brain Cancer

An unidentified thief stole chemotherapy medication from the porch of an Oklahoma man suffering from brain cancer on Saturday, KFOR reports. Read more...
Related topics: Chemotherapy, Cancer, Oncology

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Potential Glioblastoma Drug Reactivates P53 Tumor Suppressor To Treat Deadly Brain Cancer

New drug also may increase effectiveness of oral chemotherapy for these tumors, known for their resistance to treatment.
Related topics: Glioblastoma, Cancer, Oral Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy

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Medical News Today: How A Parasitic Fish Could Help Us Fight Brain Cancer And Stroke

New research in mice suggests that molecules derived from a species of parasitic fish could help tackle cancer and other conditions in the brain.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Stroke, Medical Research

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The Week That Wasn't: Dbs, Algorithms, Trichomegaly

Read the latest on deep brain stimulation for addiction treatment, machine learning to predict cardiovascular events, and unusual eyelash growth after cancer treatment. Medscape
Related topics: Algorithms, Cardiology, Cancer, Oncology

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Teen Battling Brain Cancer During Pregnancy Dies After Fighting To Give Birth

Post by Marsha Takeda-Morrison. On April 22, Dana Scatton lost her battle with cancer and was unable to say goodbye to her daughter because the disease had taken away her ability to speak.The illness had come on suddenly and robbed the young...
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