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  1. Datura Stramonium Agglutinin (DSA) is a plant protein from the jimson weed. Some laboratory studies seem to show that it may be active against some brain tumour cells. But no studies have been carried out in animals or humans so far.…

  2. In most people, gliomas are not due to an inherited genetic fault and so do not run in familes. But some people with particular genetic conditions are at a higher risk of developing glioma.…

  3. This page is about Gorlin syndrome, which is also sometimes called naevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (NBCCS). It can be caused by an inherited genetic mutation from a parent.…

  4. Boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) is an experimental way of giving radiotherapy. It has been used in trials with glioblastoma multiforme (grade 4 glioma) and advanced head and neck cancers.…

  5. Gliadel wafers are a way of giving chemotherapy into the area of a brain tumour during surgery to remove the tumour. The wafers release a chemotherapy drug called carmustine over about 2 to 3 weeks.…

  6. Glioblastoma multiforme is another name for astrocytoma grade 4. It is also known as grade 4 glioma. This is a quickly growing (high grade) type of brain tumour.…

  7. Researchers have looked into suggestions that working in an office could increase the risk of cancer. They have not so far found any links.…

  8. Information about whether or not a person should stop smoking after being diagnosed with a brain tumour.…

  9. Information about childhood cancers, including types, causes, treatment, how often they’re cured and where to find support.…

  10. This page has information about research into cannabis as a treatment for brain tumours.…

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