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Brain Cancer & Tumors: Types & Information Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Brain Tumor - Aneurysm category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Brain Cancer & Tumors: Types & Information Publications

2018-06-01 : Glioblastoma Brain Cancer Vaccine Effective in Some Patients : Multicenter clinical trial of personalized vaccine that targets glioblastoma brain cancer has indicated improved survival rates for patients.

2017-11-28 : Promising Target for Treating Brain Tumors in Children : New hope for children with highly aggressive brain tumors like atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT) and medulloblastoma.

2017-05-06 : Relationship Between Blood Sugar and Brain Tumors : Research reveals surprising relationship between blood sugar and brain tumors and may shed light on how certain cancers develop.

2016-06-06 : Radiotherapy Followed By Chemotherapy Improves Survival for Patients with Anaplastic Glioma : Improvement resulted in 56% of patients given radiotherapy then chemotherapy surviving for five years, compared with only 44% of those who did not.

2016-02-25 : Brain Tumor Highest Cause of Cancer in Teens and Young Adults : Report shows malignant brain tumors now the most common cause of cancer related deaths in people aged 15-39 and most common cancer among 15-19 year olds.

2014-11-17 : Cancer Vaccine for Glioblastoma Brain Tumors : Researchers unravel the mechanisms behind a novel cancer vaccine for brain tumors, paving the way for further development.

2014-01-09 : Stopping Glioblastoma Brain Tumors in their Path : Study by Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital sheds new information on Glioblastoma (GBM) the most common and deadly form of brain cancer.

2013-11-25 : Glioblastoma Multiforme Brain Cancer Study Shows 50% of Patients Alive After 5 Years : Experimental treatment consists of vaccine ICT-107 to alert immune system to existence of cancer cells and activate tumor-killing response by targeting antigens involved in development of glioblastoma cells.

2012-04-17 : Vaccine for Brain Cancer Proves Effective : Cancer vaccines are a relatively new approach that has appeared in the last decade.

2011-07-07 : What Causes Glioblastoma Brain Cancer : Problems that occur during the transcription of the genetic code for making proteins may play a role in the formation of a glioblastoma.

2011-06-11 : Campaign Asks Parents To Be Aware of Brain Tumor in Children : HeadSmart aims to speed up diagnosis rates and raise awareness of brain tumor symptoms.

2011-02-20 : Cell Phones Do Not Increase Brain Cancer Risk : No significant change in the incidence of brain cancers in men or women during 9 year time period.

2010-09-22 : Nose Drops to Treat Brain Cancer : Compared to cancer treated with injectable form of the drug the nose drop drug reduced the weight of tumors by almost one-third.

2010-02-26 : Brain Cancer Survivor to Cycle Across USA : Anne Feeley a brain cancer survivor will cycle across the USA this to raise awareness and money for brain cancer research and support.

2009-04-10 : Chemical Compound May Stop Brain Tumors : University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine scientists identify chemical compound that may stop deadly brain tumors.

2009-04-06 : Avastin Effective at Delaying Brain Tumor Progression : Use of Avastin to treat a subgroup of recurrent Grade 3 brain tumors showed it was safe and effective at delaying tumor progression.

2009-04-02 : Glioblastoma Multiforme - Adult Brain Tumor : Glioblastoma Multiforme is a fast growing type of central nervous system tumor that forms from glial tissue of the brain and spinal cord.

2009-04-01 : Ependymoblastoma - Child Brain Tumor : Ependymoblastoma is a highly malignant brain tumor of childhood and is usually seen in the very young child or infant.

2009-04-01 : Astrocytoma - Grade III and IV : Astrocytoma is a tumor that begins in the brain or spinal cord in small star-shaped cells called astrocytes.

2008-11-28 : Brain Cancer is Caused by Tumor : The effect of a brain tumor impacts brain functions from memory areas to perceptual and reasoning function.

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