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Brain Tumour Primary
Scientists have discovered a protein that helps map the edge of brain tumours more clearly so they show up on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans.
A very rare type of brain tumour may be slightly more common among people who are overweight or obese.
An immune-boosting tetanus injection improved the effectiveness of an experimental brain tumour immunotherapy in a US study of 12 patients.
Cancer Research UK scientists have taken steps to overcome drug resistance in glioblastoma, the most common type of brain tumour in adults.
US scientists have successfully used an experimental drug to treat mice with an aggressive form of childhood brain cancer.
A new computer-based method of analysing biological data has been used to unearth the genetic roots of an aggressive form of brain cancer
A new brain cancer therapy has become the first in the UK to be deemed 'promising' as part of a scheme to speed up access to experimental treatments.
Researchers in France may have discovered why some patients with a type of brain tumour have epileptic seizures.