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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.
Stem cells may cause some forms of bone cancer

Stem cells may cause some forms of bone cancer

Researchers can now identify patients likely to respond to cancer drug therapy

Researchers can now identify patients likely to respond to cancer drug therapy

EphA2 represents a promising treatment target for glioblastoma multiforme

EphA2 represents a promising treatment target for glioblastoma multiforme

Scientists find key step in a signaling pathway that helps orchestrate embryonic development

Scientists find key step in a signaling pathway that helps orchestrate embryonic development

New radiation technique to treat cancer that has spread to the brain prevents hair loss

New radiation technique to treat cancer that has spread to the brain prevents hair loss

Mutations in receptor tyrosine kinases provide potential for highly-targeted cancer therapies

Mutations in receptor tyrosine kinases provide potential for highly-targeted cancer therapies

Ten years of mobile phone use shows no brain cancer link

Ten years of mobile phone use shows no brain cancer link

Study shows potential treatment for brain cancer

Study shows potential treatment for brain cancer

Nearly one-third of former brain tumor patients require special education services

Nearly one-third of former brain tumor patients require special education services

Medulloblastoma irradiation may impair reading skills in young children

Medulloblastoma irradiation may impair reading skills in young children

Adult stem cells may play a role in the development of some forms of cancer

Adult stem cells may play a role in the development of some forms of cancer

Asthma may be linked to a decreased risk of brain cancer

Asthma may be linked to a decreased risk of brain cancer

Having asthma, hay fever or another allergic condition may reduce the risk of developing Glioblastoma multiforme

Having asthma, hay fever or another allergic condition may reduce the risk of developing Glioblastoma multiforme

European approval of Temodal (temozolomide) capsules for treatment of glioblastoma multiforme

European approval of Temodal (temozolomide) capsules for treatment of glioblastoma multiforme

Study of glial cells in the roundworm C. elegans may provide insight into a variety of human brain diseases

Study of glial cells in the roundworm C. elegans may provide insight into a variety of human brain diseases

FDA hearings on silicone breast implants

FDA hearings on silicone breast implants

Diffusion MRI gives early indication if brain cancer therapy is effective

Diffusion MRI gives early indication if brain cancer therapy is effective

Approval for Temodar (temozolomide) capsules for newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme

Approval for Temodar (temozolomide) capsules for newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme

New chemotherapy gives hope to brain tumour patients

New chemotherapy gives hope to brain tumour patients

Researchers turn fatal brain cancer into treatable disease for children

Researchers turn fatal brain cancer into treatable disease for children