Category Archives: Cancer: Brain

Why habits are so hard to break






Durham, NC – By now, you might have discovered that taming your sweet tooth as a New Year’s resolution is harder than you think. New research by Duke University scientists suggests that a habit leaves a lasting mark on specific … Continue reading






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For brain cancer patients, exercise may be safe and beneficial and should be considered






Integr Cancer Ther. 2015 Aug 14. pii: 1534735415600068. [Epub ahead of print] Exercise Improves Physical Function and Mental Health of Brain Cancer Survivors: Two Exploratory Case Studies. Levin GT1, Greenwood KM2, Singh F3, Tsoi D4, Newton RU3. Author information 1University … Continue reading






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Breast Exams May Miss Masses Deep in Breast






Newswise — MAYWOOD, Ill. – Many physicians who tested their breast-examination skills on a new type of pressure-sensing breast model failed to detect masses deep in the breast because they were not pressing hard enough, a study has found. “They … Continue reading






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Brain Tumor Causes and Risk Factors






Frequent dental X-rays linked to most common brain tumor Brain cancer vaccine possible? Newswise — Today, nearly 700,000 people in the U.S. are living with a brain tumor, and yet, when it comes to pinpointing causes or risk factors, scientists … Continue reading






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Randomness of metastasis revealed by physicists






The spreading of a cancerous tumour from one part of the body to another may occur through pure chance instead of key genetic mutations, a new study has shown. Physicists from the University of Dundee and Arizona State University have … Continue reading






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Brain cancer vaccine possible?






Astrocytomas and oligodendrogliomas are subtypes of a brain cancer called ‘glioma’. These incurable brain tumors arise from glial cells, a type of support cell found in the central nervous system. “Low-grade gliomas”, which grow comparatively slowly, spread in a diffuse … Continue reading






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