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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).
New blood test for pediatric brain tumor patients offers safer approach than surgical biopsies

New blood test for pediatric brain tumor patients offers safer approach than surgical biopsies

Innovative brain tumor operation set to tailor to patients' needs

Innovative brain tumor operation set to tailor to patients' needs

Research holds promise for treatment of pediatric brain cancer

Research holds promise for treatment of pediatric brain cancer

A new way to create customized mouse models for studying brain development

A new way to create customized mouse models for studying brain development

Loyola Medicine neurologist honored for showing exceptional support to Neurocritical Care Society

Loyola Medicine neurologist honored for showing exceptional support to Neurocritical Care Society

TEAD1 protein appears to be important regulator of tumor migration in glioblastoma

TEAD1 protein appears to be important regulator of tumor migration in glioblastoma

First-in-human phase 0 study shows clinically-relevant activity of new drug in glioblastoma

First-in-human phase 0 study shows clinically-relevant activity of new drug in glioblastoma

Study reveals new therapeutic target for pediatric tumor-associated intractable epilepsy

Study reveals new therapeutic target for pediatric tumor-associated intractable epilepsy

TGen and PNOC take part in launch of NIH-supported Kids First Data Resource Portal

TGen and PNOC take part in launch of NIH-supported Kids First Data Resource Portal

Researchers harness Zika virus vaccine under development to target glioblastoma

Researchers harness Zika virus vaccine under development to target glioblastoma

Henry Ford Health System receives $600k grant to study genetic makeup of gliomas

Henry Ford Health System receives $600k grant to study genetic makeup of gliomas

Scientists get unprecedented view of brain development through high-resolution genomic map

Scientists get unprecedented view of brain development through high-resolution genomic map

New clinical trial initiated on experimental vaccine to stop the spread of glioblastoma

New clinical trial initiated on experimental vaccine to stop the spread of glioblastoma

Barrow Institute initiates $50 million effort to seek cure for glioblastoma

Barrow Institute initiates $50 million effort to seek cure for glioblastoma

Researchers discover how a protein complex safeguards against certain brain tumors

Researchers discover how a protein complex safeguards against certain brain tumors

Improving neurosurgery for malignant brain tumors

Improving neurosurgery for malignant brain tumors

Creating rituals to honor the dead at long-term-care facilities

Creating rituals to honor the dead at long-term-care facilities

Cancer-hunting stem cells may be potential drug delivery tool for medulloblastoma

Cancer-hunting stem cells may be potential drug delivery tool for medulloblastoma

Using clinical quality registers to compare institutions or physicians may be misleading

Using clinical quality registers to compare institutions or physicians may be misleading

Additional inhibitor could be key to helping anti-VEGF therapies overcome resistance in glioblastoma

Additional inhibitor could be key to helping anti-VEGF therapies overcome resistance in glioblastoma