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There are two main types of brain cancer. Primary brain cancer starts in the brain. Metastatic brain cancer starts somewhere else in the body and moves to the brain. Brain tumors can be benign, with no cancer cells, or malignant, with cancer cells that grow quickly. Also called glioma, meningioma.
Lack of 'editing' in microRNAs can potentially drive brain cancers

Lack of 'editing' in microRNAs can potentially drive brain cancers

New treatment strategy may destroy difficult-to-treat brain tumors

New treatment strategy may destroy difficult-to-treat brain tumors

New discovery could have major impact on therapies to prevent spread of cancer

New discovery could have major impact on therapies to prevent spread of cancer

Changes in immune activity appear to signal brain tumor growth five years before diagnosis, study finds

Changes in immune activity appear to signal brain tumor growth five years before diagnosis, study finds

Olive oil component may help prevent cancer developing in the brain

Olive oil component may help prevent cancer developing in the brain

Investigational compound inhibits cancer-specific mutations in mice

Investigational compound inhibits cancer-specific mutations in mice

Study reveals how enzyme allows brain tumors to grow despite harsh surroundings

Study reveals how enzyme allows brain tumors to grow despite harsh surroundings

Bioadhesive nanoparticles show potential for drug delivery to specific cells in the brain

Bioadhesive nanoparticles show potential for drug delivery to specific cells in the brain

Researchers identify DNA repair deficiency in many types of solid tumors

Researchers identify DNA repair deficiency in many types of solid tumors

Prototype drug prevents lung cancer tumors in mice by using novel mechanism

Prototype drug prevents lung cancer tumors in mice by using novel mechanism

New spherical nucleic acid drug crosses blood-brain barrier to target brain tumors in animals

New spherical nucleic acid drug crosses blood-brain barrier to target brain tumors in animals

Primary care prescription data could help guide GP referrals, improve early diagnosis of cancer

Primary care prescription data could help guide GP referrals, improve early diagnosis of cancer

Study reveals critical role of omega-3 fatty acids in preserving integrity of the blood-brain barrier

Study reveals critical role of omega-3 fatty acids in preserving integrity of the blood-brain barrier

Research sheds new light on surprising link between blood sugar and brain cancers

Research sheds new light on surprising link between blood sugar and brain cancers

Scientists map genetic changes that help drive aggressive brain tumor

Scientists map genetic changes that help drive aggressive brain tumor

Brain cancer patient treated with malaria drug shows dramatic improvement

Brain cancer patient treated with malaria drug shows dramatic improvement

Scientists discover promising target to treat highly aggressive brain tumor in infants

Scientists discover promising target to treat highly aggressive brain tumor in infants

New imaging project for new applications in cancer diagnostics

New imaging project for new applications in cancer diagnostics

Astrocytes prove to be surprisingly vital players in the body's clock

Astrocytes prove to be surprisingly vital players in the body's clock

Study finds increased body fat in childhood brain cancer survivors

Study finds increased body fat in childhood brain cancer survivors