The Wanted's Tom Parker opens up about his cancer diagnosis
Tom refuses to let cancer dominate his life after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Childhood head trauma and the risk of childhood brain tumours: a case-control study in Ontario, Canada - Cheng S, McLaughlin JR, Brown MC, Al-Sawaihey H, Rutka J, Bouffet E, Hawkins C, Cairney B, Ranger A, Fleming AJ, Johnston D, Greenberg M, Malkin D, Hung RJ.
Head trauma in early childhood has been hypothesized as a potential risk factor for childhood brain tumours (CBTs). However, head trauma has not been extensively studied in the context of CBTs and existing studies have yielded conflicting results. A popula... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

RSNA releases new QIBA profile for knee cartilage MRI
The RSNA has published a new Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers Alliance (QIBA...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RSNA, SIIM open registration for informatics course RSNA to launch imaging AI certificate program RSNA AI challenge focuses on brain tumors RSNA Research and Education Foundation awards $3M in grants RSNA announces 2021 meeting highlights RSNA announces MIDRC funding program (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 7, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Childhood cancer
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about three of the most common types of cancers in children: acute lymphocytic leukemia, neuroblastoma and pediatric brain tumors. Acute lymphocytic leukemia Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. It's the most common type of cancer in children, and treatments result in a good chance for a cure. Acute lymphocytic leukemia also can occur in adults, though… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 6, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Advanced surgical technique returns husband, father to family
Learn how the unusual semi-sitting patient position enables benefits during brain tumor removal surgery. Semi-sitting surgery is an advanced, rare surgical technique that provides surgeons with a different and helpful angle for skull base surgeries. The semi-sitting position enables doctors highly trained in this method to complete a safer, faster surgery – sometimes in as little as six hours as co mpared to the traditional 12. Mark Phillips had a rare non-cancer tumor called vestibular schwannoma.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Upstate introduces gammatile to deliver radiation after brain tumor surgery
“We place the radiation sources inside the brain at the site of the surgery, so the radiation begins right at the moment after surgery,” says neurosurgeon Harish Babu, MD, PhD. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 1, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate Foundation awards $50,000 for brain cancer research
Funding supports research program to develop novel treatments for patients with malignant gliomas, the most aggressive form of brain cancer (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 1, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

2008 to 2017 Saw Drop in Malignant Brain Tumor Incidence
TUESDAY, Aug. 31, 2021 -- From 2008 to 2017, the incidence of malignant brain tumors decreased for all ages combined, but increased among children and adolescents, according to a report published online Aug. 24 in CA: A Cancer Journal for... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 31, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Researchers publish database of fMRI cases
Japanese researchers have published a database that includes images from functiona...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: fMRI finds differences in the brains of obese children Using fMRI to plan brain tumor resection boosts patient outcomes fMRI shows white-matter damage leads to worse cognitive outcomes fMRI gets to the bottom of smell, taste dysfunction from COVID-19 fMRI reveals info about visual conditions in stroke patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Fewer American Adults Are Getting Malignant Brain Tumors
MONDAY, Aug. 30, 2021 -- Malignant brain tumor rates are declining among U.S. adults, but patients still have a low chance of survival, a new study finds. The researchers also found that rates of noncancerous tumors are on the rise, likely due to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 30, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Fewer American Adults Are Getting Malignant Brain Tumors
Title: Fewer American Adults Are Getting Malignant Brain TumorsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/30/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/30/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - August 30, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Wake Forest School of Medicine research looks at the relationship between diet and cancer
A modified ketogenic diet may be worth exploring for people with brain tumors, according to a new study published in the July 7 online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The diet is high in fat and low in carbohydrates. The small study found that the diet was safe and feasible for people with brain tumors called astrocytomas. All of the people had completed radiation treatment and chemotherapy. The diet led to changes in the metabolism in the body and the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 15, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Wake Forest Baptist Health Source Type: news

Wake Forest School of Medicine research looks at the relationship between diet and cancer
A modified ketogenic diet may be worth exploring for people with brain tumors, according to a new study published in the July 7 online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The diet is high in fat and low in carbohydrates. The small study found that the diet was safe and feasible for people with brain tumors called astrocytomas. All of the people had completed radiation treatment and chemotherapy. The diet led to changes in the metabolism in the body and the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 15, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Wake Forest Baptist Health Source Type: news

RSNA to require vaccination proof at 2021 annual meeting
Attendees and exhibitors at the upcoming RSNA 2021 annual meeting in Chicag...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RSNA, SIIM open registration for informatics course RSNA to launch imaging AI certificate program RSNA AI challenge focuses on brain tumors RSNA Research and Education Foundation awards $3M in grants RSNA announces 2021 meeting highlights (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

The promoting effect of traumatic brain injury on the incidence and progression of glioma: a review of clinical and experimental research - Lan YL, Zhu Y, Chen G, Zhang J.
The role of traumatic brain injury in the development of glioma is highly controversial since first presented. This is not unexpected because traumatic brain injuries are overwhelmingly more common than glioma. However, the causes of post-traumatic glioma ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

PET recommended over bone scintigraphy in pediatric sarcoma
PET imaging is more effective than bone scintigraphy for detecting metastati...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Body position on x-ray affects radiation dose in children Deep learning classifies brain tumors on single MRI scans AI can identify hepatocellular carcinoma on liver CT exams Black women less likely to receive breast surgery follow-up MRI offers kids radiation-free chemo response tracking (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

RSNA to require vaccination proof at 2021 annual meeting in Chicago
Attendees and exhibitors at the upcoming RSNA 2021 annual meeting in Chicag...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RSNA, SIIM open registration for informatics course RSNA to launch imaging AI certificate program RSNA AI challenge focuses on brain tumors RSNA Research and Education Foundation awards $3M in grants RSNA announces 2021 meeting highlights (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 12, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Deep learning classifies brain tumors on single MRI scans
A deep-learning model was able to classify brain tumors as one of six commo...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI shows link between white-matter hyperintensities and brain health MRI show brain changes linked to poorer encephalitis outcomes MRI shows gadolinium-based contrast elimination is greater after sleep For brain MRI, a reduced dose of gadobutrol shows promise MRI shows how head impacts affect brains of young football players (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Grieving father who lost son, 6, to cancer uses his ashes to create a leg tattoo of them together
Kev Pitcher, 47, from East Runton, Norfolk, was inked in memory of Benny, who died last year, nine months after being diagnosed with a brain tumour, and will even run a marathon so they can do it 'together'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sativex brain tumour trial fundraising launched
Olympic medallist Tom Daley, whose father died of a brain tumour, backs efforts to fund the research. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trial to test if cannabis-based mouth spray can treat brain tumours
First such study in the world aims to find out if Sativex combined with chemotherapy can help treat glioblastomaCancer charities and the NHS are preparing to investigate whether a cannabis-based mouth spray can treat brain tumours and help patients to live longer.Doctors will give patients across the UK with a recurrent brain tumour called a glioblastoma the drug, which is known as Sativex, alongside a chemotherapy medication – temozolomide – in a clinical trial in an attempt to kill off cancerous cells.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Denis Campbell Health policy editor Tags: Cancer Cancer research UK news Medical research Health Science Source Type: news

RSNA, SIIM open registration for informatics course
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and the Society for Imagin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RSNA to launch imaging AI certificate program RSNA opens registration to 2021 conference RSNA AI challenge focuses on brain tumors SIIM, RSNA, others partner on COVID-19 AI challenge RSNA, SIIM partner on imaging informatics course SIIM announces award and prize winners (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 2, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI, histopathologic features boost glioma survival prediction accuracy
Combining MRI and digital histopathologic imaging features boosts the accurac...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI can identify sarcopenia in glioblastoma patients Structured reporting enhances brain tumor MRI How cost-effective is intraoperative MRI for gliomas? Gadolinium in gliomas, adjacent tissue raises questions Blue Earth study reports Axumin can aid glioma diagnosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Oncotarget: TERT and its binding protein: overexpression of GABPA/B in gliomas
(Impact Journals LLC) This Oncotarget study confirms the upregulation of TERT in primary glioblastomas while all GABP proteins rise with the malignancy of the gliomas. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 26, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Brain tumor research HQ to be built on St. Joseph's Phoenix campus
A nonprofit translational research program that focuses on early phase clinical trials to identify new treatments for aggressive brain tumors, such as glioblastoma — the cancer that killed Sen. John McCain — has big expansion plans for Phoenix. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Brain tumor research HQ to be built on St. Joseph's Phoenix campus
A nonprofit translational research program that focuses on early phase clinical trials to identify new treatments for aggressive brain tumors, such as glioblastoma — the cancer that killed Sen. John McCain — has big expansion plans for Phoenix. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Geneticists reveal how mutation causes childhood cancer; use drug to reverse its effects
(Trinity College Dublin) Geneticists from Trinity College Dublin have discovered how a specific genetic mutation (H3K27M) causes a devastating, incurable childhood cancer, known as diffuse midline glioma (DMG), and - in lab studies working with model cell types - successfully reverse its effects to slow cancer cell growth with a targeted drug. Their landmark work - just published in leading international journal, Nature Genetics - translates crucial new understanding of the genetics of DMG progression into a highly promising, targeted therapeutic approach and offers significant hope of improved treatments in the future. (S...
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 22, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

RSNA opens registration to 2021 conference
The RSNA has opened up registration to the 2021 edition of its annual conference...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RSNA to launch imaging AI certificate program RSNA AI challenge focuses on brain tumors RSNA Research and Education Foundation awards $3M in grants RSNA announces 2021 meeting highlights RSNA plans for in-person meeting in 2021 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

RSNA to launch imaging AI certificate program
The RSNA is launching a certificate program in artificial intelligence (AI...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RSNA AI challenge focuses on brain tumors RSNA Research and Education Foundation awards $3M in grants RSNA R&E grant study identifies new biomarker for NSCLC RSNA issues call for abstracts for 2021 meeting Top healthcare trends on display at RSNA 2020 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Understanding glioblastoma
Glioblastoma Awareness Day will be observed on Wednesday, July 21, which makes this a good time to learn more about one of the most complex, deadly and treatment-resistant cancers. Glioblastoma, a type of glioma, is an aggressive cancer that can occur in the brain or spinal cord. It can occur at any age, but it tends to occur more often in older adults. Approximately 13,000 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with glioblastoma in… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 21, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Antihypertension drug may help patients with noncancerous brain tumors affecting hearing
(Massachusetts General Hospital) New research led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Massachusetts Eye and Ear indicates that the blood pressure drug losartan may benefit patients with neurofibromatosis type 2. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

RSNA AI challenge focuses on brain tumors
The RSNA, the American Society of Neuroradiology, and the Medical Image Computin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RSNA Research and Education Foundation awards $3M in grants RSNA announces 2021 meeting highlights RSNA announces MIDRC funding program RSNA R&E grant study identifies new biomarker for NSCLC SIIM, RSNA, others partner on COVID-19 AI challenge (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study: Mobile phone usage causes brain tumors
(Natural News) New research out of the University of California, Berkeley has found that regular use of a cell phone, which encompasses pretty much everyone these days, is linked to brain cancer. Researchers looked at the statistical findings of 46 different studies from around the world, determining that using a mobile phone for just 17... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Keto diet may help brain tumor patients recover, study finds
A high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet boosts recovery in people undergoing treatment for brain tumors, according to a study published Wednesday by the journal Neurology. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New generation anti-cancer drug shows promise for children with brain tumors
(Walter and Eliza Hall Institute) A genetic map of an aggressive childhood brain tumour called medulloblastoma has helped researchers identify a new generation anti-cancer drug that can be repurposed as an effective treatment for the disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Very Elderly Can Benefit From Brain Tumor Surgery
While there is short - term excess mortality, cumulative survival is similar to the general population (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Neurology, Oncology, Surgery, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Very Elderly Can Benefit From Brain Tumor Surgery
FRIDAY, July 2, 2021 -- Surgical treatment of intracranial meningioma (IM) should be considered even in patients over the age of 80 years, according to a study published online June 1 in Scientific Reports. Ilari Rautalin, from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

B dot Medical touts proton beam-bending magnet technology
B dot Medical is highlighting the successful performance of a superconductin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Proton therapy cuts radiation-induced heart disease risk IMV: Radiation therapy volume stays steady despite COVID-19 IMV: Imaging boosts precision in radiation therapy New studies laud benefits of proton therapy for kids Proton therapy works well for pediatric brain tumors (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 29, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

B dot Medical touts proton beam bending magnet technology
B dot Medical is highlighting the successful performance of a superconductin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Proton therapy cuts radiation-induced heart disease risk IMV: Radiation therapy volume stays steady despite COVID-19 IMV: Imaging boosts precision in radiation therapy New studies laud benefits of proton therapy for kids Proton therapy works well for pediatric brain tumors (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Blood stem cells make brain tumors more aggressive
(German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ)) Blood stem cells make brain tumors more aggressiveFor the first time, scientists from the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK) partner site in Essen/D ü sseldorf have discovered stem cells of the hematopoietic system in glioblastomas, the most aggressive form of brain tumor. These hematopoietic stem cells promote division of the cancer cells and at the same time suppress the immune response against the tumor. This surprising discovery might open up new possibilities for developing more effective immunotherapies against these malignant brain tumors. (S...
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 28, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Sleeper cells: Newly discovered stem cell resting phase could put brain tumors to sleep
(Arizona State University) Arizona State University biomedical engineering researchers developed a new cell classifier tool that takes a higher-resolution look at the life cycle of neuroepithelial stem cells, which led to the discovery and exploration of a new resting phase called Neural G0. This knowledge could help scientists to better understand glioma brain tumors and develop new methods of treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

People Over 80 Benefit From Surgery for Benign Brain Tumors
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 24, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Neurology, Oncology, Surgery, Geriatrics, News, Source Type: news

People Over 80 Benefit From Surgery for Benign Brain Tumors
THURSDAY, June 24, 2021 -- Surgery for the most common type of benign brain tumor should be considered for patients 80 and older, Finnish researchers say. Meningiomas originate in the meninges surrounding the brain, and the primary treatment is... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 24, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

People Over 80 Benefit From Surgery for Benign Brain Tumors
Title: People Over 80 Benefit From Surgery for Benign Brain TumorsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/24/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/24/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - June 24, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Searching for the cell of origin of childhood brain cancer
(Universit à di Trento) Promising findings from a study coordinated by a research team of the University of Trento on medulloblastoma, the most common malignant brain tumor in children affecting the central nervous system. For the first time, scientists have grown organoids in the laboratory to simulate tumor tissue, and have identified the type of cell from which the tumor may originate. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 24, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

MRI shows gadolinium-based contrast elimination is greater after sleep
Brain MRI shows that gadolinium-based contrast clears from patients' glymphati...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Macrocyclic gadolinium contrast not to blame for brain deposits DTI-MRI shows effects of anesthesia on brain's white matter Gadolinium breast MRI screening OK for healthy women Gadolinium in gliomas, adjacent tissue raises questions MRI shows side sleeping may prevent neurological disease (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Surgical treatment of brain tumors should also be considered for the elderly
(University of Helsinki) A Finnish study indicates that neurosurgical treatment of benign brain tumors improves the quality of life of elderly people in good health and adds to their lifespan. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Company removes brain tumor drug from Medicare - meaning patients will have to pay $1,000 per pill
A key drug to fighting a rare form of brain cancer will be removed from Medicare soon, leaving many patients seeking thousands of dollars worth of costs to continue receiving treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Simple urine test may help early detection of brain tumors
(Nagoya University) A recent study by Nagoya University researchers revealed that microRNAs in urine could be a promising biomarker to diagnose brain tumors. Their findings have indicated that regular urine tests could help early detection and treatment of brain tumors, possibly leading to improved patient survival. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 17, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

' Remarkable' Results for Targeted Therapy of Rare CNS Tumors'Remarkable' Results for Targeted Therapy of Rare CNS Tumors
The results come from three small studies of targeted therapy for papillary craniopharyngiomas (PCPs), gliomas and neuroblastomas.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 16, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news