Siblings and best friends Kalea and Noah Avery were diagnosed with the same brain cancer at nearly the same time, which is unheard of. While the tumors have been removed, the road ahead remains long and fraught with risks.
Is this finally a cure for cancer? Doctors tried treating an aggressive form of brain cancer with the poliovirus and achieved a round of promising results.
Oleic acid in olive oils could help prevent brain cancer.
Scientists have recently created an artificial intelligence (AI) program that can accurately detect the presence of tumor in brain tissues.
The potential of using cells to hunt down tumors is something explored by a lot of scientists in the field in recent years. However, another study starts to grab the limelight after a surprising discovery.
Researchers from Duke University have genetically engineered a strain of salmonella, which usually causes food poisoning, to fight against the most aggressive and deadliest form of brain cancer, glioblastoma.
In their scientific paper published on Nature, entitled 5-Hydroxymethylcytosine Localizes to Enhancer Elements and Is Associated with Survival in Glioblastoma Patients, researchers from Dartmouth's Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) makes a breakthrough discovery, identifying the functional role of two specific DNA modifications in glioblastoma (GBM) tissues.
Charlie Bear, a 15-year-old dog, was diagnosed with brain tumor but lived long enough to attend his owner's wedding.
Brain cancer is now in the leading cause of cancer deaths in children aged 1 to 19 years, overtaking leukemia.
Scientists’ discovery about brain cancer will open up new avenues to make cancer-fighting treatments.