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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).
Fluorescence device to diagnose atherosclerosis and tumors

Fluorescence device to diagnose atherosclerosis and tumors

Virus that targets and kills glioblastoma

Virus that targets and kills glioblastoma

Research offers new molecular approaches to therapies for the most deadly cancers

Research offers new molecular approaches to therapies for the most deadly cancers

Promising new molecular targets and treatment approaches for some of the most malignant brain tumors

Promising new molecular targets and treatment approaches for some of the most malignant brain tumors

Isotopes for society

Isotopes for society

Scientists identifiy protein that seems to control the malignant features of brain tumor cells

Scientists identifiy protein that seems to control the malignant features of brain tumor cells

Oncolytic viruses may one day help treat brain tumors

Oncolytic viruses may one day help treat brain tumors

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

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

Researchers turn fatal brain cancer into treatable disease for children

Researchers turn fatal brain cancer into treatable disease for children

"Frank is Dead" in 9-year-old cancer patient

"Frank is Dead" in 9-year-old cancer patient

Gene used in brain development can cause childhood brain cancers

Gene used in brain development can cause childhood brain cancers

New study details trends in diagnosis, treatment of brain tumours

New study details trends in diagnosis, treatment of brain tumours

Methylphenidate improves attention, behavior of children surviving acute lymphoblastic leukemia, brain tumors

Methylphenidate improves attention, behavior of children surviving acute lymphoblastic leukemia, brain tumors

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

Stem cells grown from skin samples of adult patients with brain tumors could be used as a new brain tumor therapy

Stem cells grown from skin samples of adult patients with brain tumors could be used as a new brain tumor therapy

Adults with mental disorders have higher odds of being diagnosed with brain tumors and lung cancer

Adults with mental disorders have higher odds of being diagnosed with brain tumors and lung cancer

Prognostic factors influencing survival in patients with brain metastases identified

Prognostic factors influencing survival in patients with brain metastases identified

People with mental disorders develop cancer at younger ages

People with mental disorders develop cancer at younger ages

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