Brain Tumors

Nick Cannon Thanks Everyone For Support After Son's Death From Brain Tumor

Nick Cannon sent a big thank you to everyone for the support, kind words and love sent after yesterday's emotional announcement where he revealed the devastating news that his 5-month-old son, Zen, passed away. The "Wild "N Out" creator shared...
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Uc Davis Brain Surgeon Appointed To Co-lead Cancer Center Biomedical Technology Program

Orin Bloch is the new co-leader of UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center Biomedical Technology Program, which works to further innovative advances in cancer research, diagnosis, and therapy. His appointment is effective Dec. 1, 2021.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Which Glioblastoma Patients Will Respond To Immunotherapy?

Scientists have discovered a new biomarker to identify which patients with brain tumors called glioblastomas -- the most common and malignant of primary brain tumors -- might benefit from immunotherapy. The treatment could extend survival for an...
Related topics: Glioblastoma, Medical Research, Cancer

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Which Glioblastoma Patients Will Respond To Immunotherapy?

Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a new biomarker to identify which patients with brain tumors called glioblastomas — the most common and malignant of primary brain tumors — might benefit from immunotherapy. The...
Related topics: Glioblastoma, Medical Research, Cancer

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Targeted Drug Combo Unprecedented Against Highly Aggressive Brain Tumors

A combination of two targeted cancer drugs showed unprecedented, “clinically meaningful” activity in patients with highly malignant brain tumors that carried a rare genetic mutation, according to a clinical trial report by investigators from...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Genetics, Clinical Trials

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Indiana High School Tennis Coach Battling Stage 4 Brain Cancer: 'i Do Consider Myself Lucky'

"It makes me much more appreciative of the time that I have and how I spend it," Chris Sciaudone, 55, said as he battles brain cancer.      
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Researchers Make Ultra-sensitive Cancer Detector From 2d Materials

Cells can produce unique electrical signals. These signals can be linked to various cancers, such as the breast, lung, liver, brain, pancreas and prostate cancers, meaning that they can be used as indicators for early cancer diagnosis. Thus, using...
Related topics: Medical Research, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Lung Cancer, Liver Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Oncology

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Utsw Receives New Cprit Funding To Advance Cancer Research

The Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center has been awarded grants from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to increase minority participation in clinical trials, expand lung cancer screening, develop brain tumor...
Related topics: Cancer, Lung Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Clinical Trials

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Using T Cells To Target Malignant Brain Tumors

Doctors and scientists have successfully tested a neoantigen-specific transgenic immune cell therapy for malignant brain tumors for the first time using an experimental model in mice.
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Noninvasive Brain Biopsy Shows Improved Sensitivity In Tumor Detection

A team of researchers has developed a noninvasive diagnostic method that may one day replace the biopsy with a simple blood test.
Related topics: Biopsy, Cancer, Medical Research, Blood Test

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Noninvasive Brain Biopsy Shows Improved Sensitivity In Tumor Detection

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a sonobiopsy method that uses blood test instead of surgery
Related topics: Biopsy, Cancer, Medical Research, Blood Test

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Repurposed Cancer Treatments Could Be Potential Alzheimer’s Drugs

Existing and emerging cancer drugs could be repurposed as therapies to be tested in clinical trials for people at genetic risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study published in Science Advances. Research combining analysis of brain...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Alzheimer's Disease, Clinical Trials, Genetics, Medical Research, Proteins

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Arginine, An Inexpensive Oral Drug, Could Enhance Radiation Therapy For Cancer

Treatment with arginine, one of the amino-acid building blocks of proteins, enhanced the effectiveness of radiation therapy in cancer patients with brain metastases, in a proof-of-concept, randomized clinical trial.
Related topics: Oral Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Proteins, Clinical Trials

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'the Wanted' Singer Tom Parker Announces His Brain Tumor Is Currently 'under Control'

The Wanted‘s Tom Parker is sharing an update about his health after being diagnosed with stage four glioblastoma. The 33-year-old performer took to Instagram to reveal that his brain tumor is currently “under control.” He was...
Related topics: Cancer, Glioblastoma, Instagram

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Combining Two 'old Therapies' Packs A Powerful Punch Against Pediatric Brain Tumors

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and Italy's Catholic University of the Sacred Heart medical school have provided solid evidence that copper, the first metal used medicinally, may now have a new role -- helping save children from a devastating...
Related topics: Cancer, Medical Research

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New Test To Diagnose Aggressive Childhood Brain Tumors

Researchers have developed a new test to more easily diagnose medulloblastoma, the most common malignant childhood brain tumor. The test -- which can distinguish between extremely high-risk medulloblastoma cases that need radiation therapy from...
Related topics: Cancer, Medical Research

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Chop-led Pediatric Hospital Network Receives Critical Government Support For Genetic Research Of...

The Center for Data Driven Discovery at CHOP will procure molecular characterization for thousands of these brain tumor samples providing an unprecedented level of insight into devastating cancers and paving the way for future therapeutic...
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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So Sad: Legendary Atlanta News Anchor Jovita Moore Passes Away From Brain Cancer

A legendary Atlanta news anchor has passed away just three months after sharing a health issue. Jovita Moore of Channel 2 Action News has died after a bout with an aggressive form of brain cancer. Source: Paras Griffin / Getty The WSB-TV veteran...
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The Inside Story Of Tom Brady And A Young Boy Who Beat Brain Cancer

A young boy held up a poster at a Buccaneers game that read, "Tom Brady Helped Me Beat Brain Cancer," and soon after began the search to find out how.      
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Immunotherapy May Benefit Patients With Cancer That Has Spread To Tissues Around The Brain

Immunotherapy may benefit people with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, a rare but serious complication of cancer that has spread to the brain and/or spinal cord. Treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors caused notable changes in the characteristics...
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