Brain Tumour Primary
Using chemotherapy alongside radiotherapy can extend the lives of elderly patients with glioblastoma, according to a Canadian study.
Research into a rare genetic disease could help scientists understand a type of brain tumour.
Characteristics like seizures, location of the tumour, and pressure in the brain, give insight into survival and treatment options for patients over 70.
Giving chemotherapy after radiotherapy delays further growth of a rare type of brain tumour, increasing the number of patients alive at five years.
Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens launches the UK arm of a large international clinical trial* for a type of children’s brain tumour, called ependymoma.
Scientists have discovered why a curable type of children’s brain tumour is so responsive to chemotherapy.
Scientists have discovered a protein that helps map the edge of brain tumours more clearly so they show up on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans.
A very rare type of brain tumour may be slightly more common among people who are overweight or obese.
An immune-boosting tetanus injection improved the effectiveness of an experimental brain tumour immunotherapy in a US study of 12 patients.
Cancer Research UK scientists have taken steps to overcome drug resistance in glioblastoma, the most common type of brain tumour in adults.