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Voices Against Brain Cancer Discusses New Role For DNA In Preventing Brain Tumors by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 Nov 2013 7:00pm Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a potential new role for DNA in the prevention of brain tumors. According to an October 10, 2013 article published by Cancer Research UK titled “New Role for DNA Unraveler in Prevention Brain Tumor and Other Cancer,” a molecule original ... Read on »
Relatives of people with brain tumors at higher risk for developing the same type of tumor by Kathlyn S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 5:07pm A new study by researchers at the University of Utah found that people with a family history of cancerous brain tumors appear to be at higher risk of developing the same kind of tumors compared to people with no such family history. The researchers reviewed the medical records of 1,401 people from Utah with primary brain tumors -- either gliob ... Read on »
Pediatric Brain Tumor Facts by Kathy S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 7:14pm Pediatric Brain Tumors Kill More Children Than Any Other Cancer! More than 359,000 people in the U.S. were living with a diagnosis of a primary brain and central nervous system tumor in the year 2000. In the year 2000 more than 26,000 children in the U.S. were living with the diagnosis of a primary central nervous system tumor. Each yea ... Read on »
World's Largest Brain Tumor Removal Surgery in Delhi by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm New Delhi A tumour of the size of a large ball was removed from the brain cavity of a woman at a city hospital here, doctors claimed Thursday adding that it was the "largest brain tumour removal surgery performed anywhere in the world". Doctors at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital said Sugra Bibi, 50, wife of Ali Ahemad from Ja ... Read on »
World First: Lasers Used in Keyhole Surgery to Treat Brain Tumor by Dr. J. Mariano Anto Bruno M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 8:02am In a ground-breaking advance, French neurosurgeons on Friday said they had successfully treated brain tumours through ultra-keyhole surgery, using a tiny fibre-optic laser to destroy cancerous cells. Alexandre Carpentier of the Pitie-Salpetriere Hospital in Paris said the exploit was "a world-first" in its use of multiple advanced techniq ... Read on »
Brain tumors in 300 words or less by pathologystudent Posted Thu 21 Jul 2011 4:49pm I’ve gotten a few requests through Twitter for posts on neuropathology. Great idea! It’s a big subject – so we’ll break it down into manageable chunks. We’ll start with a short introduction to brain tumors, followed by separate discussions of each major tumor. Brain tumors can be primary or secondary. Secondary tumors may occur by m ... Read on »
May is Brain Tumor Awareness M ... by Jen Patient Expert Posted Sun 02 May 2010 3:46pm May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month! Owen was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, which is an aggressive tumor of the brain and spine. Read on »
NCI Statement: International Study Shows No Increased Risk of Brain Tumors from Cell Phone Use by Cancer.gov Posted Sun 16 May 2010 9:00pm Interphone, an international collaboration, and the largest study of its kind to date, reported that overall, cell phone users have no increased risk of two of the most common forms of brain cancer -- glioma and meningioma. Furthermore, there was no evidence of risk with progressively increasing number of calls, longer call time, or ... Read on »
Cell Phone Use in Children and Teens and Brain Tumor Risk by Robert W. Posted Sun 18 Sep 2011 4:59pm   A possible link between cell phone use and brain tumor risk continues to cause concern among cancer experts.    However, because it would be unethical to intentionally expose human research subjects to prolonged periods of cell phone radiation exposure, it is not possible to perform a prospective, randomized, blinded study to completely re ... Read on »
No Evidence Linking Cell Phone Use to Risk of Brain Tumors by FDA Posted Mon 17 May 2010 12:02pm Printer-friendly PDF (295 KB) Do the radio waves that cell phones emit pose a threat to health? Although research is ongoing, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says that available scientific evidence—including World Health Organization (WHO) findings released May 17, 2010—shows no inc ... Read on »