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Brain Cancer and Tumors: Types and General Information Document List

Summary: Our library below features 21 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Brain Cancers and Tumors category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Brain Cancers and Tumors RSS feed.

Brain Cancers and Tumors Publications

Vorasidenib Drug Delays Progression of Glioma Brain Cancer
A targeted therapy drug called vorasidenib had positive results in delaying progression of a specific form glioma, a slow-growing but deadly brain cancer.
Publish Date: 2023-06-04

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.
Publish Date: 2018-06-01

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.
Publish Date: 2017-11-28 - Updated: 2017-12-15

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.
Publish Date: 2017-05-06

Radiotherapy Followed By Chemotherapy Improves Anaplastic Glioma Survival Rate
Improvement resulted in 56% of patients given radiotherapy then chemotherapy surviving for five years, compared with only 44% of those who did not.
Publish Date: 2016-06-06 - Updated: 2023-09-17

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.
Publish Date: 2016-02-25

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

Stopping Glioblastoma Brain Tumors
A study by Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital sheds new information on Glioblastoma (GBM), the most common and deadly form of brain cancer.
Publish Date: 2014-01-09 - Updated: 2022-09-20

Glioblastoma Study Shows 50% Survival Rate After 5 Years
The experimental treatment consists of a vaccine, ICT-107, intended to alert the immune system to the existence of cancer cells and activate a tumor-killing response. It targets six antigens involved in the development of glioblastoma cells.
Publish Date: 2013-11-25 - Updated: 2022-09-20

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

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.
Publish Date: 2011-07-07 - Updated: 2022-02-18

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.
Publish Date: 2011-06-11 - Updated: 2017-11-28

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.
Publish Date: 2011-02-20

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.
Publish Date: 2010-09-22

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.
Publish Date: 2010-02-26 - Updated: 2016-09-24

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.
Publish Date: 2009-04-10 - Updated: 2016-06-13

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.
Publish Date: 2009-04-06

Glioblastoma Brain Tumor: General Overview
Glioblastoma Multiforme is a fast-growing type of central nervous system tumor that forms from glial tissue of the brain and spinal cord.
Publish Date: 2009-04-02 - Updated: 2023-01-28

Ependymoblastoma (Child Brain Tumor) Information
Ependymoblastoma is a highly malignant brain tumor of childhood and is usually seen in the very young child or infant.
Publish Date: 2009-04-01 - Updated: 2023-01-28

Astrocytoma Grade III and IV: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
Astrocytoma is a tumor that begins in the brain or spinal cord in small star-shaped cells called astrocytes.
Publish Date: 2009-04-01 - Updated: 2023-01-28

Brain Cancer is Caused by Tumor
The effect of a brain tumor impacts brain functions from memory areas to perceptual and reasoning function.
Publish Date: 2008-11-28 - Updated: 2010-07-16

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