Brain Cancer

Brain Cancer research articles are listed. Brain cancer articles cover topics such as diagnosis, brain tumors, chemotherapy, gamma gnife technology, brain cancer treatments, glioblastomas, stem cell research, neurosurgery, medicine, genetics, neurology and other brain research.

How Does Solid Stress From Brain Tumors Cause Neuron Loss and Neurological Dysfunction?

A new study reveals how the physical force exerted by the solid components of brain tumors impacts surrounding tissue, resulting in apoptosis and neurological dysfunction. Researchers reports the drug lithium, commonly prescribed for bipolar disorder, can help reverse some of the damage caused by the solid stress of the tumor.... Read More...
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Poliovirus Therapy for Recurrent Glioblastoma Has 3 Year Survival Rate of 21%

A new study reports a genetically modified poliovirus therapy has been shown to improve long term survival rates in recurrent glioblastoma brain cancer patients. Researchers say the therapy had a three year survival rate for 21 percent of participants in a phase 1 clinical trial, compared to just 4% of patients who received more standard treatments. ... Read More...