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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).
Could a blood test predict how cancer spreads in children?

Could a blood test predict how cancer spreads in children?

Honda gives $1 million gift to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to enhance pediatric mobility

Honda gives $1 million gift to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to enhance pediatric mobility

Cells key to blood vessel formation can also produce tumors and enable their spread

Cells key to blood vessel formation can also produce tumors and enable their spread

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

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

Radiation therapy critical to treating brain tumors, but linked to significant adverse effects

Radiation therapy critical to treating brain tumors, but linked to significant adverse effects

Molecular biologists identify enzyme that activates and ‘supercharges’ cellular machinery

Molecular biologists identify enzyme that activates and ‘supercharges’ cellular machinery

Study suggests promising therapeutic strategy for childhood brain tumor

Study suggests promising therapeutic strategy for childhood brain tumor

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

Brain's immune cells may play roles in neurodegenerative, psychiatric illnesses

Brain's immune cells may play roles in neurodegenerative, psychiatric illnesses

Dragon Master Foundation to fund DIPG trial that will make patient data available live in the cloud

Dragon Master Foundation to fund DIPG trial that will make patient data available live in the cloud

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