Brain And Spinal Cord Tumours
Cancer Research UK's Drug Development Office has opened the first trial of a new type of leukaemia drug.
Scientists from the UK have helped to identify a number of genetic variants that appear to increase a person's risk of developing glioma.
A molecule originally implicated in DNA repair may also be a crucial factor in preventing tumours such as medulloblastoma, a type of childhood brain tumour.
A drug that has been used to treat alcoholic patients for more than sixty years could potentially help treat glioblastoma.
There is no link between using a mobile phone and developing tumours in the brain or central nervous system.
A collaboration of scientific disciplines is developing pioneering software to design radiotherapy tailored to an individual.
Canadian scientists have identified eight genes that appear to be involved in the development of the most common form of childhood brain cancer.