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Glioma is a cancer of the brain that begins in glial cells (cells that surround and support nerve cells).
Subjects with borderline elevated IgE levels less likely to develop glioma

Subjects with borderline elevated IgE levels less likely to develop glioma

Brain tumour discovery offers drug treatment hope

Brain tumour discovery offers drug treatment hope

Scientists discover new metabolic pathway which makes gliomas more aggressive

Scientists discover new metabolic pathway which makes gliomas more aggressive

UCSF scientists identify how normal cells transform into brain tumors

UCSF scientists identify how normal cells transform into brain tumors

Data from YM BioSciences' nimotuzumab clinical trials to be reported at ECCO-ESMO 2011

Data from YM BioSciences' nimotuzumab clinical trials to be reported at ECCO-ESMO 2011

YM BioSciences total revenue decreases to $1.5 million for fiscal 2011

YM BioSciences total revenue decreases to $1.5 million for fiscal 2011

Study reveals possible new treatment targets for diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas

Study reveals possible new treatment targets for diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas

Human gliomas release excess levels of glutamate and trigger seizures

Human gliomas release excess levels of glutamate and trigger seizures

Study pinpoints relationship between primary brain tumors and onset of epileptic seizures

Study pinpoints relationship between primary brain tumors and onset of epileptic seizures

Glioma stem cells can change their metabolic state at will, finds study

Glioma stem cells can change their metabolic state at will, finds study

Survey: 35% of people in the UK fear cancer more than other life-threatening conditions

Survey: 35% of people in the UK fear cancer more than other life-threatening conditions

Threshold reports initiation of TH-302 and bevacizumab clinical trial for astrocytoma

Threshold reports initiation of TH-302 and bevacizumab clinical trial for astrocytoma

Researchers examine benefits of hyperbaric oxygen in treatment of aggressive brain cancer

Researchers examine benefits of hyperbaric oxygen in treatment of aggressive brain cancer

Research targets malignant glioma stem cells

Research targets malignant glioma stem cells

New target could halt growth of glioblastoma

New target could halt growth of glioblastoma

Researchers identify cellular origin of malignant glioma

Researchers identify cellular origin of malignant glioma

New report suggests only small risk of mobile phones causing cancer

New report suggests only small risk of mobile phones causing cancer

Mary Ann Liebert peer-reviewed journal highlights advances in gene therapy for neurological diseases

Mary Ann Liebert peer-reviewed journal highlights advances in gene therapy for neurological diseases

Genetic tools that enable cell type-specific delivery hold promise for combating incurable neurologic diseases

Genetic tools that enable cell type-specific delivery hold promise for combating incurable neurologic diseases

Nine young clinical investigators earn recognition from Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

Nine young clinical investigators earn recognition from Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation