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All about brain tumours, including symptoms and causes, tests to diagnose brain tumours, treatment (including surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy) and current research. The living with brain tumours section covers coping with your diagnosis, going back to work, driving, and recovery for children.

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Press release: Potential brain tumour drug can distinguish cancer cells from healthy ones
A POTENTIAL new drug, already in clinical development, can stop brain tumour cells growing while leaving healthy cells alone, according to n...
30 Oct 2013
Press release: New role for DNA unraveler in preventing brain tumours and other cancers
A molecule originally implicated in DNA repair may also be a crucial factor in preventing tumours such as medulloblastoma, a type of childho...
10 Oct 2013
News: Laser technique improves accuracy of brain tumour surgery
A new laser-based technology could make brain tumour surgery much more accurate, according to US research....
4 Sep 2013

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Updated: 28 January 2014