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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).
Novel approach of blocking inflammation before surgical procedure may prevent cancer recurrences

Novel approach of blocking inflammation before surgical procedure may prevent cancer recurrences

New approach could help in treating brain tumors, other rare cancers

New approach could help in treating brain tumors, other rare cancers

Researchers identify macrophages' pathway to nurture PTEN-deficient glioblastoma

Researchers identify macrophages' pathway to nurture PTEN-deficient glioblastoma

Targeting immune cells could potentially treat some kinds of brain tumor, study suggests

Targeting immune cells could potentially treat some kinds of brain tumor, study suggests

Study shows both IDH-mutant WHO-defined molecular subgroups could benefit from PCV chemoradiotherapy

Study shows both IDH-mutant WHO-defined molecular subgroups could benefit from PCV chemoradiotherapy

Tumor-fighting combination targets aggressive form of brain cancer

Tumor-fighting combination targets aggressive form of brain cancer

Computer-assisted diagnostic method aids in early detection of brain tumor growth

Computer-assisted diagnostic method aids in early detection of brain tumor growth

A final comfort: ‘Palliative transport’ brings dying children home

A final comfort: ‘Palliative transport’ brings dying children home

Elderly survivors of breast, lung, and skin cancers face risk of brain metastasis later in life

Elderly survivors of breast, lung, and skin cancers face risk of brain metastasis later in life

Delving into tumor's cellular lineage may offer clues for customized therapies

Delving into tumor's cellular lineage may offer clues for customized therapies

Johns Hopkins researchers uncover role of neurotransmitter in the spread of aggressive cancers

Johns Hopkins researchers uncover role of neurotransmitter in the spread of aggressive cancers

New range prediction approach increases accuracy, safety and tolerability of proton therapy

New range prediction approach increases accuracy, safety and tolerability of proton therapy

Analysis of bright spot in confocal microscopy images to diagnose brain tumors

Analysis of bright spot in confocal microscopy images to diagnose brain tumors

New combination therapy found to be well tolerated in patients with aggressive brain tumor

New combination therapy found to be well tolerated in patients with aggressive brain tumor

Low-dose radiation therapy may increase uptake of therapeutic nanoparticles by brain tumors

Low-dose radiation therapy may increase uptake of therapeutic nanoparticles by brain tumors

Portable mini microscope could improve scientists' ability to study brain disease in living mice

Portable mini microscope could improve scientists' ability to study brain disease in living mice

Study: People may experience multiple subtle changes before being diagnosed with brain tumor

Study: People may experience multiple subtle changes before being diagnosed with brain tumor

New combination treatment shows promise for common brain tumor in children

New combination treatment shows promise for common brain tumor in children

Radiation after surgery in children with ependymoma nearly triples survival rate

Radiation after surgery in children with ependymoma nearly triples survival rate

Research opens door to promising new treatment strategy for deadly brain tumor in children

Research opens door to promising new treatment strategy for deadly brain tumor in children