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This man’s brain tumor was so big that it ‘sat like a head on top of another head’ – Washington Post

Washington PostThis man's brain tumor was so big that it 'sat like a head on top of another head'Washington PostFor the past several years, Santlal Pal had been watching a tumor emerge from his skull. Doctors in India say Pal's brain tumor grew so big that it weighed nearly four pounds and measured nearly 8-by-12-by-12 inches, according to local news reports. It ...Indian surgeons remove 'heaviest...


The American Brain Tumor Association Celebrates 45 Years of Impact on the Brain Tumor Community

On Saturday, March 3, 2018– to kick off the 45th anniversary – the ABTA hosted two of its signature events that bring the brain Read more...

Launch switch for most common malignant pediatric brain tumor

A delicate balance during brain development could have profound implications for understanding and treating medulloblastoma, the most common malignant brain tumor affecting children.


Indian doctors remove four pound brain tumor from man’s head – WTHITV.com

WTHITV.comIndian doctors remove four pound brain tumor from man's headWTHITV.comSantlal Pal, 31, had a a 1.873 kg (4.1 lb) removed from his brain by surgeons at BYL Nair Charitable Hospital in India. FULL CREDIT: Courtesy Dr. Trimurti Nadkarni/BYL Nair Charitable Hospital. A surgeon in India has removed a 1.873 kg (4.1 lb) tumor ...'World's heaviest' four-pound tumor removed from man's brain in a ...

Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation awards six grants

(Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation) Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation announces six new grant awards totaling $1.85 million to advance the study of neuroendocrine cancer.

Brain Tumor Biomarkers Detected via a Blood Test

Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis say they have developed a technique that allows them to detect brain tumor biomarkers through a simple blood test.  Hong Chen, Ph.D., a biomedical engineer, and Eric C. Leuthardt, M.D., a neurosurgeon, led a team whose proof-of-concept method permits biomarkers from a brain tumor to pass through the tough blood-brain barrier into a patient&...

Liquid Biopsy for Brain Tumor Biomarker Developed

Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis say they have developed a technique that allows them to detect brain tumor biomarkers through a simple blood test.  Hong Chen, Ph.D., a biomedical engineer, and Eric C. Leuthardt, M.D., a neurosurgeon, led a team whose proof-of-concept method permits biomarkers from a brain tumor to pass through the tough blood–brain barrier into a patien...

Children's Tumor Foundation Drug Discovery Awards announced

(Children's Tumor Foundation ) The Children's Tumor Foundation (CTF), the largest non-governmental funder of neurofibromatosis (NF) research, and PLOS ONE, a leading peer-reviewed scientific journal, are pleased to announce the successful completion of the first funding cycle of the Drug Discovery Initiative Registered Report (DDIRR) 2017 Awards, a funder-publisher partnership integrating the Regi...

New noninvasive technique uses blood test to detect brain tumor biomarkers

Taking a biopsy of a brain tumor is a complicated and invasive surgical process, but a team of researchers at Washington University in St. Louis is developing a way that allows them to detect tumor biomarkers through a simple blood test.

Noninvasive brain tumor biopsy on the horizon

(Washington University in St. Louis) Taking a biopsy of a brain tumor is a complicated and invasive surgical process, but a team of researchers at Washington University in St. Louis is developing a way that allows them to detect tumor biomarkers through a simple blood test.

Cancerous cells in aggressive childhood brain tumor work together to infiltrate the brain, shows study

Scientists have discovered that cancerous cells in an aggressive type of childhood brain tumor work together to infiltrate the brain, and this finding could ultimately lead to much needed new treatments, according to a new study published in Nature Medicine today (Monday).

UTSW study helps explain launch switch for most common malignant pediatric brain tumor

(UT Southwestern Medical Center) By detailing the mechanisms underlying the development of medulloblastoma tumors, the most common malignant brain tumor affecting children, these findings could lead to new treatments, noted Dr. Mukhopadhyay, a W.W. Caruth, Jr. Scholar in Biomedical Research.

How does the brain learn categorization for sounds? The same way it does for images

(National Science Foundation) Categorization, or the recognition that individual objects share similarities and can be grouped together, is fundamental to how we make sense of the world. Previous research has revealed how the brain categorizes images. Now, researchers funded by the National Science Foundation have discovered that the brain categorizes sounds in much the same way.

Genetic counseling and testing proposed for patients with the brain tumor medulloblastoma

(St. Jude Children's Research Hospital) Researchers have created the first genetic screening guidelines for medulloblastoma patients after identifying gene variations that make carriers susceptible to develop the brain tumor and possibly other cancers.

Blood-Tumor Barrier’s Role in Brain Mets

Dr. Patricia Steeg discusses the role of the blood-tumor barrier in both development and treatment of brain metastases.

Researchers find new target on lethal brain tumor that can be hunted by immune cells

(UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center) UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers and collaborators report they modified immune cells to hunt brain tumors displaying a new molecular target, which they determined is highly prevalent on brain cancer cells. They believe their approach holds promise for a new immunotherapy treatment for glioblastoma, which is the most lethal primary ...

Targeting cells involved in blood vessel formation could hinder brain tumor growth

A type of highly malignant brain tumor contains a large number of cells involved in the formation of new blood vessels, helping it proliferate and spread.

CRISPR Combines with Gene Delivery System to Create Brain Tumor Model

In animal models, disease recapitulation is the guiding principle. Scientists spend considerable time and effort trying to reproduce—as closely as possible—the exact molecular and physiological conditions associated with various diseases states. To that end, a new study from investigators at the Seve Ballesteros Foundation-CNIO Brain Tumor Group at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (...

Collaboration to advance commercialization of cancer profiling assays in China

Foundation Medicine, Roche Holding and Dian Diagnostics said they plan to make Foundation's next-generation sequencing tumor  -More- 

Kessler Foundation receives grant to study cortical changes in youth with brain injury

(Kessler Foundation) Drs. Kiran Karunakaran and Karen Nolan have won a $35,000 grant from New Jersey Health Foundation to study the cortical changes in children and young adults with lower extremity motor deficits caused by traumatic brain injury (TBI). 'Our research shows that robotic exoskeleton training has the potential for tremendous impact on gait function, balance, and neuromuscular respons...

In a Genentech Redux, Roche Pays $2.4B for Rest of Foundation Medicine

Roche this morning agreed to acquire the part of Foundation Medicine it didn’t already own, another big vote of confidence in the broad tumor profiling panels that have struggled to gain traction but have picked up momentum recently. Roche will pay $137 per share, or $2.4 billion, for the remaining stock of Foundation (NASDAQ: FMI), […]

Synodos for NF2 Consortium publishes key results of its work

(Children's Tumor Foundation ) The Synodos for NF2 consortium of the Children's Tumor Foundation (CTF) today published its first set of results in the scientific journal PLOS ONE. Synodos is CTF's innovative team science collaborative that brings researchers, clinicians and patients together in a shared data environment in order to develop treatments for NF patients at an accelerated pace. The $3 ...

CRUK launches £18m fund for brain tumour research – PharmaTimes

PharmaTimesCRUK launches £18m fund for brain tumour researchPharmaTimesCancer Research UK has launched its new Brain Tumour Awards in partnership with The Brain Tumour Charity. The aim of the awards is to help advance understanding about the biology of the disease and the challenges translating discoveries into treatments ...£18 M Fund to Tackle Six Biggest Themes in Brain Tumor Research...

Teamwork between cells fuels aggressive childhood brain tumor

(Cancer Research UK) Scientists have discovered that cancerous cells in an aggressive type of childhood brain tumour work together to infiltrate the brain, and this finding could ultimately lead to much needed new treatments.

Scientists Find a Pathway That Leads to Resistance of Aggressive Brain Tumor Treatment

LEBANON, N.H., Feb. 14, 2018/PRNewswire/ -- Glioblastoma multiforme is one of the most common and deadly brain tumors. Despite the initial responsiveness to state-of-the-art Read more...


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