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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.

Genetic Mutations that Cause Common Childhood Brain Tumors Identified

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital have identified several gene mutations responsible for the most common childhood brain tumor, called medulloblastoma, adding evidence to the theory that the diagnosis is a group of genetically distinct cancers with different prognoses. These and accompanying findings are likely to lead to less toxic, better targeted treatment approaches over the next two years, the researchers said.... Read More...