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Glioma is a cancer of the brain that begins in glial cells (cells that surround and support nerve cells).
Brain tumor surgery, depression and survival

Brain tumor surgery, depression and survival

MacroChem acquires Virium Pharmaceuticals

MacroChem acquires Virium Pharmaceuticals

Researchers publish MRI images of genes in action in the living brain

Researchers publish MRI images of genes in action in the living brain

Radiologists use special MRI to identify brain cancer early

Radiologists use special MRI to identify brain cancer early

Nanotechnology advances brain cancer detection and therapy

Nanotechnology advances brain cancer detection and therapy

Differentiation blocked in tumor stem cells

Differentiation blocked in tumor stem cells

Blood-vessel blocker aids cancer-killing virus

Blood-vessel blocker aids cancer-killing virus

Synthetic version of chlorotoxin shows promise in treatment of brain tumors

Synthetic version of chlorotoxin shows promise in treatment of brain tumors

Customized virus kills brain tumor stem cells that drive lethal cancer

Customized virus kills brain tumor stem cells that drive lethal cancer

A molecular probe that may one day light up tumors while surgery is in progress

A molecular probe that may one day light up tumors while surgery is in progress

Quantum dots outline brain tumors for surgical removal

Quantum dots outline brain tumors for surgical removal

Scientists tackle cancer with different approaches

Scientists tackle cancer with different approaches

Brain tumor vaccine shows promise

Brain tumor vaccine shows promise

Biomira selects PX-866 as clinical development candidate

Biomira selects PX-866 as clinical development candidate

Developing brain tumors coax assistance from nearby cells

Developing brain tumors coax assistance from nearby cells

Avastin slows growth of gliomas

Avastin slows growth of gliomas

Researchers discover master switch for a tumor suppressive network

Researchers discover master switch for a tumor suppressive network

No clear connection between mobile phone use and brain cancer

No clear connection between mobile phone use and brain cancer

A Trojan horse for gliomas

A Trojan horse for gliomas

Nanoparticles for two-photon photodynamic therapy in living cells

Nanoparticles for two-photon photodynamic therapy in living cells