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7 Coping Strategies for CHEMO BRAIN Infographic

7 Coping Strategies for CHEMO BRAIN Infographic

For a number of years, cancer patients have faced the frustrating mental fog that accompanies chemotherapy treatment, known commonly as 'chemo brain'. Despite the fact that its exact cause is still unclear and it may strike at any point during cancer treatment, there are ways for patients to c... Read More


The Key to Treating Brain Cancer May Lie in Reactivating Immune Cells

The Key to Treating Brain Cancer May Lie in Reactivating Immune Cells

Canadian researchers have discovered that glioblastoma tumors contained deactivated forms of specialized immune cells that usually attack tumor-generating cells. Upon testing a drug that reactivates these immune cells in diseased mice, the animals were able to survive two to three times longer... Read More


Molecular Pathway Discovery Could Lead to Improved Treatment, Diagnosis for Brain Cancer

Molecular Pathway Discovery Could Lead to Improved Treatment, Diagnosis for Brain Cancer

University of Florida Health researchers have found a molecular pathway linked to triggering the deadly spread of the most lethal form of brain tumor. Their study findings may lead to physicians making better decisions regarding treatment and aid researchers in identifying a target for therape... Read More


We Are Moving Closer Toward Non-Surgical Treatments for Multiple Tumors

We Are Moving Closer Toward Non-Surgical Treatments for Multiple Tumors

A study conducted by researchers from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry has for the first time revealed how the loss of a particular tumor suppressing protein leads to the abnormal growth of tumors of the brain and nervous system. The study is published in Brain: ... Read More


Breakthrough Brain Tumor Treatment Utilizes Bone Marrow Cells

Breakthrough Brain Tumor Treatment Utilizes Bone Marrow Cells

In a novel experiment using microvesicles generated from mesenchymal bone marrow cells to treat cancer, neurological researchers from the Henry Ford Hospital have found a new approach for treating brain tumors. Specifically the research team discovered that introducing genetic material produc... Read More


Common Food Preservative Aids in Slowing Tumor Growth

Common Food Preservative Aids in Slowing Tumor Growth

Nisin, a food preservative found in many common foods like processed cheese, meats, and beverages, may slow or halt squamous cell head and neck cancers. This is according to a study from the University of Michigan. Read More


Doctors May Be Able to Slow Progression and Recurrence of Brain Cancer After Discovery

Doctors May Be Able to Slow Progression and Recurrence of Brain Cancer After Discovery

Scientists have always believed that glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most aggressive type of primary brain tumor, begins in glial cells that compose the supportive tissue in the brain or in neural stem cells. However, a paper published in Science Express reveals that tumors can originate fr... Read More


Test Could Revolutionize Brain Tumor Diagnostics

Test Could Revolutionize Brain Tumor Diagnostics

At UT Southwestern Medical Center, researchers have developed what they believe to be the first application of a new imaging technique to diagnose brain tumors. The new test could prevent the need for surgery when the tumor is located in areas of the brain too dangerous to biopsy. Read More


Virus Technology Improves Brain Cancer Diagnosis

Virus Technology Improves Brain Cancer Diagnosis

Brain cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer, and survival rates for the disease remain very low. While cancer research has allowed for advancements in the identification, diagnosis, and treatment of tumors in the brain, brain cancer is still highly resistant to treatment with cancer c... Read More


FDA-Approved Brain Tumor Treatment Prescribed to First Patient

FDA-Approved Brain Tumor Treatment Prescribed to First Patient

The University of Illinois Hospital is the first medical center in North America to prescribe a new FDA-approved treatment for patients with the most common and aggressive form of brain tumor, glioblastoma multiforme, or GBM. Read More


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