Shortly after their baby girl was born, Ana Pittis and Jaimy Verhagen were confronted with devastating news: Xenia had a rare brain tumor. The little girl was just two months old when she was diagnosed with a stage three naplastic ependymoma brain tumor that doctors believe she was born with. Show More Summary
People with higher levels of education may be more likely to develop certain types of brain tumors, a new study from Sweden suggests. Researchers found that women who completed at least three years of university courses were 23 percent...Show More Summary
This is a shot of Gabriel Marshall and his father Josh sporting matching head scars. Gabriel's is the result of the removal of a malignant brain tumor in 2015. Josh's is the result of beautiful parenting and a desire to show his solidarity and boost his son's self confidence. Show More Summary
A father got the mother of all tattoos. In an effort to boost his son's self-esteem, Josh Marshall got a tattoo that matches his son's scar from surgery to remove a brain tumor. A picture of the two donning their matching scars while...Show More Summary
In 2015, Gabriel Marshall was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. There's simply no way to fathom what a father goes through when such a tragedy strikes his son. Below, however, we document the incredible steps taken by Gabriel's father, Josh, in order to show for his ailing child... 1. Show More Summary
(Photo: Point Blank Tattoo) Josh Marshall and his 8-year old son Gabriel live in Kansas. Last year, doctors diagnosed Gabriel with a brain tumor. Surgeons were able to remove most of it and Gabriel's condition has stabilized. But he has a huge scar across his head. Show More Summary
Josh Marshall is a Kansas dad whose eight-year-old son Gabriel was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor in March 2015. Surgery to remove the tumor left Gabriel with a scar on his head that made him self-conscious, so his dad decided to have a matching "scar" tattooed on his own head. Show More Summary
After watching his little boy battling a rare form of cancer, Josh Marshall was left devastated when Gabriel shared how he was feeling: like a monster. In order to fight the malignant brain tumor, the now-8-year-old child had to undergo surgery to remove part of the tumor. Show More Summary
A university degree is linked to a heightened risk of developing a brain tumor, suggests a large observational study. Gliomas, in particular, were more common among people who had studied at university for at least three years than they were among those who didn't go on to higher education, the data show.
A new population-wide study shows gliomas are more common among people who studied at university for 3 years, compared with those who did not.
People with university-level education are more likely to develop a brain tumor than those without, a study of a Sweden-born cohort found.
A university degree is linked to a heightened risk of developing a brain tumour, suggests a large observational study, published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. Gliomas, in particular, were more common among...Show More Summary
A big reason that brain tumors are as deadly as they are is the inability of meds to penetrate the blood-brain barrier. Various methods have been tried to open up access for chemotherapy into the brain, but we’re finally seeing something that’s quite promising. Show More Summary
In a surprising twist, benign brain tumors that have previously been tied to obesity and diabetes are less likely to emerge in those with high blood sugar, new research has found.
The Sneaky Way Scientists Hope To Treat Brain Cancer It’s not by accident that chemotherapy drugs fail to treat most brain tumors and cancers. The organ sits behind a blood-brain barrier that has a short list of substances allowed through, and unfortunately it does not include medicine — at least...
The extent of resection in patients with glioblastoma, an aggressive and often fatal brain tumor, was associated with the likelihood of survival and disease progression, according to a new study.
Neuherberg, June 14, 2016. Scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (LMU) have developed a new method of predicting disease progression in gliobastoma patients who have undergone standard treatment. Show More Summary
As confirmed by The Hollywood Reporter, longtime voice actress Janet Waldo has died. She had reportedly been diagnosed with a benign brain tumor in 2011 and “had been bed-bound for many months.” She was 96. Waldo was born in Washington...Show More Summary
Blocking an enzyme called PRMT5 in tumor cells could be a promising new strategy for the treatment of glioblastoma, the most aggressive and lethal form of brain cancer, a new study suggests.
During a night out at a sexually libertine club, gender-fluid Jordan (Zach Villa) and quirky Morgan (Adriana Mather) collide with the gravity of soul mates. There’s only one problem: Morgan’s got a brain tumor and three months to live. This is the story of “Honeyglue,” which plays a bit like a...