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Brain Tumor

A brain tumor is an abnormal growth of cells in the brain. They may be cancerous or benign, but both can be severely compromise a person’s health and be life threatening.

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New Insights into Pediatric Brain Tumor
A new mouse model of choroid plexus carcinoma (CPC) developed by Sanford Burnham Prebys scientists. The model is used to identify multiple potential d.....
New Study Shows How People Respond to Brain Tumor Symptoms
People were found to experience multiple subtle changes before being diagnosed with a brain tumor, said a recent study from King's College London and .....
New Drug Combination to Treat Common Brain Tumor in Children
Drug combination of everolimus and carboplatin could treat resistant and recurrent low-grade gliomas in children by slowing down the tumor growth and .....
Radiation Triples Survival Chances In Pediatric Brain Tumor Patients After Surgery
When radiation was given right after surgery in children with ependymoma (a type of brain tumor), the survival chances were found to be tripled. The r.....
Promising Treatment Strategy can Fight Deadly Brain Tumor in Children
New study finds that an inhibitor of an enzyme known as ACVR1 slows tumor growth and extends survival in an animal model of diffuse intrinsic pontine .....


Brain Metastasis - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Brain metastases are caused by the spread of primary tumors to the brain. Lung, breast, melanoma are the three main tumors that cause brain metastases... Read More
Radiosurgery | Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR) | Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS)
Radiosurgery, also called Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), is a procedure that uses a beam of radiation to treat cancer of the brain, spinal cord and other parts of the body using a Gamma Knife® or CyberKnife®. Radiosurgery can be carried out by a linear accelerator (LINAC), which uses CyberKnife® or TrueBeam® radiotherapy systems. Other radiotherapy technologies include Gamma Knife® and Proton therapy... Read More
Head aches - Types - Symptoms - Migraine - Diagnosis - Treatment
A headache literally means ‘pain in the head’. It is a common complaint that may occur frequently in some.. Read More
Glioblastoma Multiforme | Astrocytoma Grade 4 - Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
Glioblastomas are tumors that arise from astrocytes that make up the supportive tissue of the brain. Glioblastomas are usually highly malignant... Read More
Brain Tumor in Children - Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
An abnormal growth of cells in the brain is called brain tumor. Most tumors arise within the brain (primary). They can be benign or cancerous... Read More
About Brain Tumor
Up to date information about brain tumor, the most common solid tumor in children and the third leading cause of death in young adults. It impairs an individuals physical and cognitive abilities. .. Read More
Astrocytoma - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
Astrocytomas are primary brain tumors and the most common type of glial tumors. There are many varieties of astrocytomas, and it is seen in all age groups... Read More



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