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Exposure to high-frequency EMFs at work not associated with brain tumors

No clear associations were found between occupational exposure to high frequency electromagnetic fields (EMF) and risk of glioma or meningioma, in one of the...

Tumors ‘light up’ with scorpion venom and a laser

Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute and Department of Neurosurgery have developed a unique, compact, relatively inexpensive imaging device to "light up"...

Aspirin may stop growth of certain head cancers

Researchers have demonstrated, for the first time, that aspirin intake correlates with halted growth of vestibular schwannomas (also known as acoustic neuromas), a sometimes...

Recurrent Brain Cancers Follow Distinctive Genetic Paths

Brain tumors known as low-grade gliomas can be treated with surgery, sometimes in combination with chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy, with some patients living for...

Personalized vaccine for glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) shows promise

Patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) treated with an experimental vaccine made from the patient's own resected tumor tissue showed an improved survival compared...
Common cause for breast cancer and heart disease?

No viral cause for breast cancer and brain tumors

A major study conducted at the Sahlgrenska Academy has now disproved theories of a viral cause for breast cancer and the brain tumour, glioblastoma....

Experimental drug eradicates brain tumor cells in mice

Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered that treatment with a repurposed FDA-approved drug halted the growth in mice of brain tumor cells taken from adult...

New System Uses Nanodiamonds to Deliver Chemotherapy Directly to Brain Tumors

Researchers at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a new drug delivery system using nanodiamonds (NDs) that allows for direct application of chemotherapy...

New tech allows tumors to be easily distinguished from normal brain...

In the battle against brain cancer, doctors now have a new weapon: an imaging technology that will make brain surgery dramatically more accurate by...

Brain cancer: Hunger for amino acids makes it more aggressive

To fuel phases of fast and aggressive growth, tumors need higher-than-normal amounts of energy and the molecular building blocks needed to build new cellular...

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