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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).
States leverage federal funds to help insurers lower premiums

States leverage federal funds to help insurers lower premiums

Scientists explore ways for drug therapies to reach deadly brain tumors

Scientists explore ways for drug therapies to reach deadly brain tumors

Duke researchers track missing T-cells in glioblastoma patients

Duke researchers track missing T-cells in glioblastoma patients

Researchers study use of MRI-guided focused ultrasound to open blood-brain barrier

Researchers study use of MRI-guided focused ultrasound to open blood-brain barrier

Breakthrough research gives insights on why glioblastomas regrow even after surgery

Breakthrough research gives insights on why glioblastomas regrow even after surgery

Study findings provide detailed characterization of plasticity of brain development in children

Study findings provide detailed characterization of plasticity of brain development in children

CT scans may raise brain tumor risk

CT scans may raise brain tumor risk

Scientists deliver nano-size packets of genetic code to treat brain tumors in mice

Scientists deliver nano-size packets of genetic code to treat brain tumors in mice

Researchers elucidate role of mutations in deadly brain cancer

Researchers elucidate role of mutations in deadly brain cancer

Altitude sickness drug may offer significant gains for patients with glioblastoma

Altitude sickness drug may offer significant gains for patients with glioblastoma

Ludwig-developed antibody drug for deadly brain cancer may have broader applications

Ludwig-developed antibody drug for deadly brain cancer may have broader applications

Engineers develop new method to measure and reconstruct interstitial fluid flow in the brain

Engineers develop new method to measure and reconstruct interstitial fluid flow in the brain

Viral immunotherapy shows promise to treat pediatric brain tumors

Viral immunotherapy shows promise to treat pediatric brain tumors

Cancerous cells in aggressive childhood brain tumor work together to infiltrate the brain, shows study

Cancerous cells in aggressive childhood brain tumor work together to infiltrate the brain, shows study

Study finds sex-based differences in genetic risk factors for developing gliomas

Study finds sex-based differences in genetic risk factors for developing gliomas

Genetic biomarker can help predict survival outcomes in patients with certain gliomas

Genetic biomarker can help predict survival outcomes in patients with certain gliomas

Polio virus could help brain cancer patients

Polio virus could help brain cancer patients

Phase 1 clinical trial of poliovirus therapy shows long-term survival benefit for recurrent glioblastoma

Phase 1 clinical trial of poliovirus therapy shows long-term survival benefit for recurrent glioblastoma

Unusual cell-to-cell communication in glioblastoma promotes aggressiveness and therapy resistance

Unusual cell-to-cell communication in glioblastoma promotes aggressiveness and therapy resistance

Scientists point to potentially promising treatment target for deadly brain cancers

Scientists point to potentially promising treatment target for deadly brain cancers