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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).
Study receives NCI grant to explore better treatment for brain tumors in children

Study receives NCI grant to explore better treatment for brain tumors in children

New insight into meningioma - possibility of targeted therapy

New insight into meningioma - possibility of targeted therapy

Researchers develop 3D tissue models of brain tumors in a brain-mimicking microenvironment

Researchers develop 3D tissue models of brain tumors in a brain-mimicking microenvironment

UC experts explore if ketogenic diet could help make treatments for glioblastoma

UC experts explore if ketogenic diet could help make treatments for glioblastoma

Children's of Alabama using cold sore virus to fight pediatric brain cancer

Children's of Alabama using cold sore virus to fight pediatric brain cancer

New finding could become glioblastoma’s Achilles heel

New finding could become glioblastoma’s Achilles heel

Version of an antibiotic drug extends survival in mice with lethal pediatric brain tumors

Version of an antibiotic drug extends survival in mice with lethal pediatric brain tumors

Leukemia drug appears to be effective in treating deadly pediatric brain tumor

Leukemia drug appears to be effective in treating deadly pediatric brain tumor

Whole-brain radiotherapy recommended for patients with brain metastases

Whole-brain radiotherapy recommended for patients with brain metastases

Brain tumors hijack healthy neurons in order to grow

Brain tumors hijack healthy neurons in order to grow

New biomarkers help predict response to treatment in common brain tumor

New biomarkers help predict response to treatment in common brain tumor

Scientists identify molecule that plays key role in determining fate of cells under stress

Scientists identify molecule that plays key role in determining fate of cells under stress

A factor that predicts prolonged survival in brain tumor uncovered

A factor that predicts prolonged survival in brain tumor uncovered

Cracking the code of a recurrent brain cancer

Cracking the code of a recurrent brain cancer

Study opens up a new way for developing potential glioblastoma treatment

Study opens up a new way for developing potential glioblastoma treatment

Research explains why many psychiatric drugs that work in the lab don’t work in people

Research explains why many psychiatric drugs that work in the lab don’t work in people

International study identifies new drug target for treating glioblastoma

International study identifies new drug target for treating glioblastoma

Simple test could help diagnose glioblastoma

Simple test could help diagnose glioblastoma

Treatment with both targeted cancer therapy and MS drug halts glioblastoma stem cells

Treatment with both targeted cancer therapy and MS drug halts glioblastoma stem cells

New breast cancer drug identified as a potential therapy for glioblastoma

New breast cancer drug identified as a potential therapy for glioblastoma