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Revolutionary probe enables surgeons to detect all invasive brain cancer cells during surgery

Brain cancer patients may live longer thanks to a new cancer-detection method developed by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University and the Polytechnique Montréal. 89 more words

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Conn Bertish ~ Inspirational Brain Cancer Survivor

Good Morning Little Fighter Friends,

Today our post is not about childhood cancer per se, but is still a very inspirational story of overcoming brain cancer and about a new app that could have the ability to change millions of lives. 814 more words

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Is Wi-Fi making your child ill? - from the NZ Herald

“Six years ago, Dr Erica Mallery-Blythe moved to the country, stopped carrying a mobile phone and sacrificed a successful career in emergency medicine to focus on a new medical interest – radiation emitted by Wi-Fi, mobiles and other wireless devices. 43 more words

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Common Brain Tumours in Children - Cerebral Hemisphere

Some brain tumours occur within one of the two cerebral hemispheres or in the spinal cord.

Tumours of the hemispheres include astrocytomas, ependymomas, oligodendrogliomas, craniopharyngiomas, choroid plexus carcinomas, supratentorial PNETs, pineoblastomas… 972 more words

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Two-year-old girl died after doctor failed to order brain scan, coroner rules

The failure of a doctor to order a 15-minute scan on a two-year-old girl displaying signs of a brain tumour “contributed to her death”, a coroner has ruled. 988 more words

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What is Brain Cancer?



The human brain is a very complex organ, so much so that not even Medical Doctors really know everything about it yet, and for the everyday parent whose child has just been diagnosed with one or other form of brain cancer, the sudden influx of medical terminology can be completely intimidating and overwhelming. 841 more words

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Researchers Show That Brain Cancer Proliferation Is Stimulated By Nerve Activity in the Cortex

Deadly brain tumours called high-grade gliomas grow with the help of nerve activity in the cerebral cortex, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.  169 more words

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