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Brain Tumour Primary
The Cancer Research UK Brain Tumour Awards* have been launched in partnership with The Brain Tumour Charity today.
An ovarian cancer drug can leak through the blood brain barrier to reach brain tumours and could be an effective treatment for glioblastoma.
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.