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Brain And Spinal Cord Tumours

Cancer Research UK launches trial to treat brain cancer which has returned

Cancer Research UKїs Drug Development Office has opened a trial of a new combination of drugs for the treatment of patients with brain cancer.

Electromagnetic fields 'do not increase cancer risk' among energy workers

A study of workers at electricity firms suggests that electromagnetic fields do not increase the risk of some cancers.

Virus discovery may aid treatment of children's brain tumour

A large proportion of medulloblastomas are infected with a virus, according to work published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Newcastle scientists working to improve treatment of childhood brain cancers

A greater understanding of how children's brain cancers grow and spread could lead to more sophisticated treatments for the disease.

Famous Harrys join host of celebrities to support Help Harry Help Others

Famous Harrys have united to launch a fundraising campaign for Help Harry Help Others, the campaign started by the inspirational Harry Moseley who died of a brain tumour...

Engineered virus could treat brain cancer

Researchers at Canada's University of Calgary have engineered a virus so that it might one day be used to treat glioma.

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.

Seve Ballesteros looks to beat brain cancer as his charitable foundation comes to the UK

GOLFING icon Seve Ballesteros yesterday (Monday 14th December) joined forces with Cancer Research UK in a bid to beat brain cancer.

Cancer Research UK and immatics biotechnologies launch trial for brain cancer

Cancer Research UK and Cancer Research Technology with immatics biotechnologies have launched the first trial of a promising cancer vaccine.

Family history may have role in brain cancer

US and Israeli scientists have found evidence that a family history of brain cancer may increase a person's chances of developing the disease.