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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.
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

Third of cancer patients in Europe make use of complementary and alternative medicine

Third of cancer patients in Europe make use of complementary and alternative medicine

"Frank Must Die" boy to undergo revolutionary surgery

"Frank Must Die" boy to undergo revolutionary surgery

Stem cell gene linked to a portion of one of the most common childhood brain cancers

Stem cell gene linked to a portion of one of the most common childhood brain cancers

Protein called Mrp4 blocks the access of the anti-cancer drug topotecan into the brain

Protein called Mrp4 blocks the access of the anti-cancer drug topotecan into the brain

Researchers identify common mutation in T-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia

Researchers identify common mutation in T-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia

Trial shows which brain cancer patients benefit from temozolomide

Trial shows which brain cancer patients benefit from temozolomide

Study on the long-term health effects associated with silicone breast implants

Study on the long-term health effects associated with silicone breast implants

Certain cancers might one day be cured without the use of toxic chemotherapy and radiation

Certain cancers might one day be cured without the use of toxic chemotherapy and radiation

Researchers are making inroads to understanding what makes brain tumors so hard to treat

Researchers are making inroads to understanding what makes brain tumors so hard to treat

Researchers have discovered a possible way to distinguish lethal from localized prostate cancers

Researchers have discovered a possible way to distinguish lethal from localized prostate cancers

Exposure to natural and man-made substances in the environment accounts for at least two-thirds of all the cases of cancer in the U.S.

Exposure to natural and man-made substances in the environment accounts for at least two-thirds of all the cases of cancer in the U.S.

Stanford researchers identify leukemia stem cells

Stanford researchers identify leukemia stem cells

New treatment strategy for brain cancer

New treatment strategy for brain cancer

Knowledge about oral and head and neck cancer is severely lacking in the American public

Knowledge about oral and head and neck cancer is severely lacking in the American public