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brain cancer

Brain cancer in kids can be treated with leukemia drug

Leukemia drug may treat brain cancer in children: Study.

22 Sep 2019 12:21 PM

Better treatment for common childhood brain cancer in the offing

Chromosome signature found in medulloblastoma will let medics adapt treatment so that each child is targeted individually.

03 Nov 2018 5:15 PM

Veteran US senator John McCain ends cancer treatment

McCain was elected to the House in 1982 and after two terms was elected to Senate to replace retiring conservative leader Barry Goldwater.

25 Aug 2018 1:44 PM

Men, women pose different factors for developing brain cancer

Here is what a new study has found.

01 Jul 2018 1:23 PM

Brain cancer patients may live longer thanks to modified polio vaccine

The experimental vaccine involves a genetically modified form of polio, which is infused into the brain tumor.

26 Jun 2018 8:42 PM


John McCain, who is battling brain cancer, does not want Trump at his funeral

John McCain, a Vietnam war vet and senator from Arizona, has been fighting an aggressive form of brain cancer for more than a year.

06 May 2018 4:04 PM

Virus that can help treat brain tumours identified

The research demonstrated that the virus could be administered through a single-dose intravenous drip.

04 Jan 2018 4:14 PM

Cancer risk may be increased by sleeping with this next to your head

People could also reduce their risk of brain cancer by carrying their phones in a bag or purse - not in their pockets.

19 Dec 2017 12:35 PM

Brain cancer can be fought with Zika virus, says study

Research shows that the virus specifically takes aim at brain cancer stem cells, the kind that tend to survive chemotherapy and spread.

06 Sep 2017 8:51 AM

Brain cancer can now be detected five years earlier in blood: study

The discovery could lead to earlier diagnosis of brain cancer.

09 Jun 2017 1:17 PM


Blogger guilty of fake cancer cure claims

Gibson in 2015 admitted to an Australian magazine that she had made up the diagnosis.

16 Mar 2017 3:03 AM

‘Kind’ red spirits, all

Creating a wave of change with their tiny initiatives for a cause, many children are winning hearts globally.

29 Dec 2016 12:22 AM

Sick boy tough as nails nets $2.6 million for ill kids

Tijn’s family learned only last week that a course of chemotherapy had failed to reduce the size of his cancer.

26 Dec 2016 6:32 AM