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Brain And Spinal Cord Tumours
There is no link between using a mobile phone and developing tumours in the brain or central nervous system.
Canadian scientists have identified eight genes that appear to be involved in the development of the most common form of childhood brain cancer.
Experts question the benefits of brain screening tests, which can be used by people who want reassurance they do not have a tumour.
US researchers have identified a link between two proteins found in brain tumours which could lead to treatment of an aggressive form of the disease.
Results from a new study suggests that the most common type of brain tumour seen in children may be driven by a specific set of gene faults.