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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.
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

Random DNA copying ‘mistakes’ account for most cancer mutations, study finds

Random DNA copying ‘mistakes’ account for most cancer mutations, study finds

Combined therapy extends survival of older patients with glioblastoma, clinical study shows

Combined therapy extends survival of older patients with glioblastoma, clinical study shows

Antibody treats pediatric brain tumors safely and effectively in mice

Antibody treats pediatric brain tumors safely and effectively in mice

ASA encourages patients to take simple steps before surgery for safe outcomes

ASA encourages patients to take simple steps before surgery for safe outcomes

Rheumatoid arthritis drug blocks metabolic pathway, reduces breast cancer tumors in mice

Rheumatoid arthritis drug blocks metabolic pathway, reduces breast cancer tumors in mice

UC scientists discover new strategy to personalize blood, brain cancer therapy

UC scientists discover new strategy to personalize blood, brain cancer therapy

Discovery of dual role played by PGK1 enzyme may indicate new therapeutic target for brain cancer

Discovery of dual role played by PGK1 enzyme may indicate new therapeutic target for brain cancer

Yale researchers find potential new way to combat brain cancer

Yale researchers find potential new way to combat brain cancer

Combination of drugs amplifies kill rates of brain cancer tumours in mice

Combination of drugs amplifies kill rates of brain cancer tumours in mice

New study uncovers important links between glioblastoma and epileptic seizures

New study uncovers important links between glioblastoma and epileptic seizures

UNC-Chapel Hill researchers show how human stem cells can hunt and kill brain cancer

UNC-Chapel Hill researchers show how human stem cells can hunt and kill brain cancer

UTHealth and Children's Memorial Hermann begin two new clinical trials for pediatric brain cancer

UTHealth and Children's Memorial Hermann begin two new clinical trials for pediatric brain cancer

Scientists discover new way to inhibit growth of glioblastoma

Scientists discover new way to inhibit growth of glioblastoma

Precision medicine advances diagnosis and treatment of children with brain tumors

Precision medicine advances diagnosis and treatment of children with brain tumors

TGen scientists identify potent inhibitory compound for treatment against glioblastoma

TGen scientists identify potent inhibitory compound for treatment against glioblastoma