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Glioma is a cancer of the brain that begins in glial cells (cells that surround and support nerve cells).
European Commission and US FDA approve intravenous formulation of temozolomide

European Commission and US FDA approve intravenous formulation of temozolomide

Brain tumor treatment may increase number of cancer stem-like cells

Brain tumor treatment may increase number of cancer stem-like cells

Mutations in two genes linked to most common brain cancers

Mutations in two genes linked to most common brain cancers

Temozolomide sales reach $1 billion

Temozolomide sales reach $1 billion

Gene therapy kills brain tumors through selective recruitment of immune cells

Gene therapy kills brain tumors through selective recruitment of immune cells

New anti-tumor gene called SARI

New anti-tumor gene called SARI

Best treatments found for long-term survival in low-grade gliomas

Best treatments found for long-term survival in low-grade gliomas

Antineoplaston treatment for gliomas granted orphan drug designation by FDA

Antineoplaston treatment for gliomas granted orphan drug designation by FDA

Strong relationship found between allergies and cancer in environmentally exposed tissues

Strong relationship found between allergies and cancer in environmentally exposed tissues

Anti-brain tumor agent derived from herpes virus passes next hurdle

Anti-brain tumor agent derived from herpes virus passes next hurdle

YM Biosciences reports on early trials of nimotuzumab in brain metastases and high-grade glioma

YM Biosciences reports on early trials of nimotuzumab in brain metastases and high-grade glioma

Research shows mobile phones raise children's risk of brain cancer by five times

Research shows mobile phones raise children's risk of brain cancer by five times

Quick formula could forecast which cancers chemo could kill

Quick formula could forecast which cancers chemo could kill

UAB joins elite brain cancer research group

UAB joins elite brain cancer research group

Viruses genetically designed to kill cancer cells influence tumor blood-vessel growth

Viruses genetically designed to kill cancer cells influence tumor blood-vessel growth

Edward Kennedy has successful surgery for deadly brain tumour

Edward Kennedy has successful surgery for deadly brain tumour

Young age may provide survival advantage to children with certain brain tumors

Young age may provide survival advantage to children with certain brain tumors

RTOG study likely treatment option for brain tumor patients like Sen. Kennedy

RTOG study likely treatment option for brain tumor patients like Sen. Kennedy

Patriarch Edward Kennedy stricken with malignant brain tumour

Patriarch Edward Kennedy stricken with malignant brain tumour

Discovery of mechanism of action of antibiotic able to reduce neuronal cell death in brain

Discovery of mechanism of action of antibiotic able to reduce neuronal cell death in brain