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A Brain Tumor is the growth of abnormal cells in the tissues of the brain. Brain tumors can be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer).
Children surviving chronic health conditions may suffer from brain function issues

Children surviving chronic health conditions may suffer from brain function issues

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

UAB spinoff develops drug-resistant immunotherapy to combat solid tumors

UAB spinoff develops drug-resistant immunotherapy to combat solid tumors

New imaging techniques at Mayo Clinic reveal tumor firmness, adhesion before brain cancer surgery

New imaging techniques at Mayo Clinic reveal tumor firmness, adhesion before brain cancer surgery

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

Researcher aims to eliminate chemotherapy-resistant ovarian tumors using virus treatment

Researcher aims to eliminate chemotherapy-resistant ovarian tumors using virus treatment

Brain cancer patient treated with malaria drug shows dramatic improvement

Brain cancer patient treated with malaria drug shows dramatic improvement

International survey reveals 16% of children in pediatric ICUs have acute neurological conditions

International survey reveals 16% of children in pediatric ICUs have acute neurological conditions

Novel non-invasive technique can deliver drugs to the brain via nanoparticles

Novel non-invasive technique can deliver drugs to the brain via nanoparticles

PID1 gene increases killing effect of chemotherapy drugs on brain tumor cells

PID1 gene increases killing effect of chemotherapy drugs on brain tumor cells

Feinstein Institute research may lead to new treatment option for low-grade gliomas

Feinstein Institute research may lead to new treatment option for low-grade gliomas

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

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

Academic-industry collaboration aims to build personalized 3-D maps to improve neurosurgeries

Academic-industry collaboration aims to build personalized 3-D maps to improve neurosurgeries

Study identifies specific genetic risk factors that increase susceptibility to gliomas

Study identifies specific genetic risk factors that increase susceptibility to gliomas

Treatment with microRNA re-insulates ravaged nerves, restores limb mobility in mouse models of MS

Treatment with microRNA re-insulates ravaged nerves, restores limb mobility in mouse models of MS

New clinical approach offers hope for patients with aggressive brain cancer

New clinical approach offers hope for patients with aggressive brain cancer

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

Study reveals promising new strategy to attack deadly pediatric brain tumor

Study reveals promising new strategy to attack deadly pediatric brain tumor