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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).
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

One of Australia's largest hospitals has suspected case of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

One of Australia's largest hospitals has suspected case of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

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 simian virus 40 (SV40) is not associated with cancer in humans

Exposure to simian virus 40 (SV40) is not associated with cancer in humans

Immunotherapy and chemotherapy combined, slows tumor progression and extends survival of patients with glioblastoma multiforme

Immunotherapy and chemotherapy combined, slows tumor progression and extends survival of patients with glioblastoma multiforme

New treatment strategy for brain cancer

New treatment strategy for brain cancer

Physicians offer several promising and unique approaches to brain tumor treatment

Physicians offer several promising and unique approaches to brain tumor treatment

Smart drug that targets cancer cells in the brain following removal of a tumor

Smart drug that targets cancer cells in the brain following removal of a tumor

Identification of PIK3CA as an oncogene associated with brain cancers opens the door to new screening processes

Identification of PIK3CA as an oncogene associated with brain cancers opens the door to new screening processes

Miniature spectroscopic instruments and software to look at changes that occur within the cells and tissue of the brain

Miniature spectroscopic instruments and software to look at changes that occur within the cells and tissue of the brain

Research that directs cancer-killing immune cells against the deadliest brain tumors shows promise

Research that directs cancer-killing immune cells against the deadliest brain tumors shows promise

Kids as young as 6 who get frequent headaches may be using over-the-counter pain relievers too much

Kids as young as 6 who get frequent headaches may be using over-the-counter pain relievers too much

New shaped-beam radiation delivery system provides patients with targeted cancer treatment

New shaped-beam radiation delivery system provides patients with targeted cancer treatment

Innovative type of brain scan can determine where blockages of blood to the brain lie

Innovative type of brain scan can determine where blockages of blood to the brain lie

New technology gives neurosurgeons real-time images in the operating room

New technology gives neurosurgeons real-time images in the operating room

Chemical thumbprint can help determine if tumor is returning or dying

Chemical thumbprint can help determine if tumor is returning or dying

Results of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease research in people who received human growth hormone from cadavers

Results of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease research in people who received human growth hormone from cadavers

Researchers find new purpose for existing drugs to suppress colon cancer metastasis, secure post-radiation brain function, and trick tumors

Researchers find new purpose for existing drugs to suppress colon cancer metastasis, secure post-radiation brain function, and trick tumors