Brain tumor
A brain tumor or intracranial neoplasm occurs when abnormal cells form within the brain. There are two main types of tumors: malignant or cancerous tumors and benign tumors. Cancerous tumors can be d...
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A genetically modified form of polio is giving hope to patients with the deadliest form of brain cancer
A genetically modified form of polio is giving hope to patients with the deadliest form of brain cancer. (via Seeker)
Rare Mutation May Extend Survival In Lung Cancer Patients With Brain Metastases
Most patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that has metastasized to the brain have a dire prognosis. But Yale researchers have identified a subset of those patients with a rare genetic muta...
Wes Craven, Horror Maestro, Dies at 76
Wes Craven, the famed maestro of horror known for the Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream franchises, died Sunday after a battle with brain cancer. He was 76. Craven, whose iconic Freddy Krueger charac...
Tenor performs Schubert during brain tumor surgery (VIDEO)
An opera singer from Slovenia was performing Schubert while undergoing a brain cancer surgery in a Dutch clinic, later posting the video from the operating room online.
Scientists visualize potential brain cancer treatments in real time
ROANOKE, Va., April 10, 2015 – Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have developed new imaging techniques to watch dangerous brain tumor cells respond to treatment in real time. Publis...
Fishing rod reels brain tumor cells to their death
A tiny rod diverts inoperable tumor cells away from the brain and into a pool filled with a lethal drug
Glioblastoma multiforme
Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), WHO classification name "glioblastoma", also known as Grade IV Astrocytoma, is the most common and most aggressive malignant primary brain tumor in humans, involving gli...
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Oligodendroglioma
Oligodendrogliomas are a type of glioma that are believed to originate from the oligodendrocytes of the brain or from a glial precursor cell. They occur primarily in adults (9.4% of all primary brain...
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Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada (in French: Fondation canadienne des tumeurs cérébrales) is a Canadian charitable organization that offers support, education and information to anyone in Canada affe...
Rare Mutation May Extend Survival In Lung Cancer Patients With Brain Metastases
Most patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that has metastasized to the brain have a dire prognosis. But Yale researchers have identified a subset of those patients with a rare genetic muta...
Glioma
A glioma is a type of tumor that starts in the brain or spine. It is called a glioma because it arises from glial cells. The most common site of gliomas is the brain. Gliomas make up about 30% of all...
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Ependymoma
Ependymoma is a tumor that arises from the ependyma, a tissue of the central nervous system. Usually, in pediatric cases the location is intracranial, while in adults it is spinal. The common location...
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John Davies (businessman)
John Emerson Harding Harding-Davies, MBE, PC (8 January 1916 – 4 July 1979) was a successful British businessman who served as Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry during th...
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Choroid plexus tumor
Choroid plexus tumors are a rare type of cancer that occur in the choroid plexus of the brain. These tumors usually occur in children younger than 2 years and are classified according to the WHO class...
Don Davis (politician)
Donald Robert Davis (June 23, 1931 – April 10, 2008) was an American politician. He served in many roles, from decorated war veteran to petroleum executive, board chairman, association president, Jack...
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WHO classification of the tumors of the central nervous system
The following is a simplified version of the last WHO classification of the tumors of the central nervous system. For each tumor there are the WHO official name, the ICD-O code (with Arabic numeral, w...
WHO classification of the tumors of the central nervous system - Wikipedia
Choroid plexus carcinoma
A choroid plexus carcinoma is a type of choroid plexus tumor.
the symptoms of choroid plexus carcinoma are similar to those of other brain tumors,and include:
Choroid plexus carcinoma - Wikipedia
Anaplastic astrocytoma
Anaplastic astrocytoma is a WHO grade III type of astrocytoma, which is a type of cancer of the brain. The overall age-standardized incidence is 3.5 per million person years with a peak incidence of 8...
Anaplastic astrocytoma - Wikipedia
Milt Davis
Milton Eugene Davis (May 31, 1929 – September 29, 2008) was a defensive back who played four seasons in the NFL for the Baltimore Colts. He had 27 career interceptions with the Colts, and he led the N...
Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumour
Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumour, commonly abbreviated DNT or DNET, is a type of brain tumour.Defined as "an usually supratentorial glial-neuronal neoplasm occurring in children and young adult...
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Pleomorphic anaplastic neuroblastoma
Pleomorphic anaplastic neroblastoma (PAN) is a striking aspect of neuroblastoma first described by Cozzutto and Carbone in 1988. Another case was thereafter reported by Cowan, et al. with cytogenetic ...
Subependymoma
A subependymoma is a type of brain tumor; specifically, it is a rare form of ependymal tumor. The prognosis for a subependymoma is better than for most ependymal tumors, and is considered a grade I/I...
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Astrocytoma
Astrocytomas are a type of cancer of the brain. They originate in a particular kind of glial cells, star-shaped brain cells in the cerebrum called astrocytes. This type of tumor does not usually sprea...
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