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Smart biopsy needle helps doctors dodge the danger zone

One of the challenges in performing surgery on a brain tumor is the need to avoid damage to blood vessels, something that can cause bleeding and even prove fatal. These procedures have become safer with advances in brain imaging that allow surgeons to better map out their approach. Show More Summary

Brain Tumor Survivor Moves Into Next Phase of Life Thanks to Rehab Experts

Physical therapist Jorge Neira is helping Ruben Arellano regain use of his arms and the ability to walk. Arellano had a baseball-sized tumor removed from his head. The two share successes and setbacks on the arduous road to recovery at Harris Health System's CARF-accredited hospital.

Precision medicine advances pediatric brain tumor diagnosis and treatment

(Dana-Farber Cancer Institute) In the largest clinical study to date of genetic abnormalities in pediatric brain tumors, researchers performed clinical testing on more than 200 tumor samples and found that a majority had genetic irregularities that could influence how the disease was diagnosed and/or treated with approved drugs or agents being evaluated in clinical trials.

How Precision Medicine Could Be A Lifesaver For Kids With Brain Cancer

New research from Harvard shows the benefits of tailoring treatments for children with brain tumors based on genomic testing.

How Precision Medicine Could Be A Lifesaver For Kids With Brain Cancer

New research from Harvard shows the benefits of tailoring treatments for children with brain tumors based on genomic testing.

1 Mom and Her Toddler Are Both Fighting Cancer at the Same Time

In a rare and devastating stroke of bad luck, 31-year-old Heather Wilson is fighting an inoperable stage two brain tumor at the same time her 14-month-old daughter, London, is fighting a yolk sac tumor near her ovaries. The pair areShow More Summary

Bacteria Are Being Reprogrammed to Eat Brain Tumors

Now that the five second rule has been proven to be a myth, it’s likely that infections of bacteria such as salmonella will decrease as people (hopefully) stop eating food they drop on the ground. However, new research in bacterial modification just might mean a lot more...

This patient reinforced a simple but important lesson

My first week on call, I got called in for a code blue. This patient happened to be the sickest patient on our unit. He had a tumor on his brain stem that was affecting his vision, hearing, swallowing, and breathing, so he had received a tracheostomy and gastrostomy tube as most palliative patients in […]

Tumor-seeking salmonella treats brain tumors

(Duke University) Genetic tweaks to salmonella turn the bacteria into cancer-seeking missiles that produce self-destruct orders deep within tumors. Tests in rat models with extreme cases of the disease showed a remarkable 20 percent survival rate over 100 days -- roughly equivalent to 10 human years -- with the tumors going into complete remission.

Suppressing a DNA-repairing protein in brain could be key to treating aggressive tumors

Inhibiting a DNA-repairing protein in brain could be key to treating aggressive tumors, say researchers.

Inhibiting a DNA-repairing protein in brain could be key to treating aggressive tumors

(University of Leeds) Researchers at the University of Leeds found that inhibiting this protein, called RAD51, helped increase the effectiveness of radiotherapy in killing off glioblastoma cells in the lab.

The Librarians' Lindy Booth on King Arthur, Brain Tumors, and That Vampire Resort

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Are you not watching the Librarians? It’s still the most fun you’ll have Sunday nights, with last night combining zany vampire antics with some truly heartbreaking scenes confronting mortality. We talked to actress Lindy Booth, who plays Cassandra, about everything that happened in one of the show’s finest episodes. Read more...

Brain and skull found inside teen girl's ovary

In an unusual medical case, a 16-year-old girl was found to have a tumor containing hair, tissue resembling brain matter, and a skull-like, bony shell. The discovery made by a team of doctors in Japan was described in a recently published...Show More Summary

Miniature Brain and Skull Found Growing Inside Teen’s Ovary

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

While performing a routine appendectomy on a 16-year-old girl, Japanese surgeons uncovered an ovarian tumor containing bits of hair, a thin plate of bone—and a miniature brain. Read more...

Graduate Research Explores Glioblastoma Tumor Cells Invasion in 3D Environments

Wichita State graduate student Pranita Kaphle is researching the migration of cancer cells in a 3D environment. She is targeting glioblastoma multiforme in the brain, a rapid spreading and aggressive high-grade tumor. Kaphle hopes to pursue a career studying the cancer cells and finding a way to inhibit tumor cell invasion.

Brain tumors disappear in clinical cancer trial

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

2016 brought along a bevy of medical research breakthroughs among the international scientific community, from HIV and AIDs prevention to new findings in the battle against the Alzheimer’s disease epidemic. But a blood cancer therapy called CAR-T cell treatment could prove to yield a major turning...

News Roundup & Open Thread for Friday Dec. 30, 2016

    Gov. Christie has ordered state flags at half-staff Saturday for NJ State Police Lieutenant William G. Fearon, who has died of malignant brain tumor attributed to his response to the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. “Bring your...Read more

MEDICINE: New Brain Cells Help Fight Cancer. The treatment, called CAR-T cell therapy, has been u…

MEDICINE: New Brain Cells Help Fight Cancer. The treatment, called CAR-T cell therapy, has been used for blood cancers, but its value for solid tumors is unknown. City of Hope has been testing injecting the cells directly into the brain. First, [50-year-old brain cancer victim Richard] Grady had more surgery to remove three of his […]

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