brain tumor

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Noun1.brain tumor - a tumor in the brain
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
glioblastoma, spongioblastoma - a fast-growing malignant brain tumor composed of spongioblasts; nearly always fatal
glioma - a tumor of the brain consisting of neuroglia
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Forward-looking statements regarding the potential of ECO-4601 to treat brain cancer in humans are based on data from pre-clinical animal studies.
He also shows Kaufman a book she wrote on brain cancer, which includes some of her poetry.
The UWCM team artificially created brain cancer cells by allowing normal cells to multiply until they hit their natural limit and stopped dividing.
Although the reports linking Gulf War service to ALS and brain cancer are inconclusive at this time, we do recommend follow-up studies to monitor rates of these diseases in Gulf War veterans," she added.
Would-be fathers who expose themselves to excessive heat in the weeks before they conceive children may place their future offspring at unnecessary risk of brain cancer, new research suggests.
The most clearly established environmental risk factor for childhood brain cancer is therapeutic radiation exposure (not including diagnostic X-rays).
By expanding its reach to San Francisco and honoring many local patients, caregivers and doctors for their roles in the fight against the disease, Voices Against Brain Cancer hopes to create greater national awareness and ultimately find a cure.
The incidence of malignant brain cancer in the seven major pharmaceutical markets is estimated at 45,120 cases in 2005.
The initial focus of the company's research is a protocol to investigate the effect of PKC isozymes on the regulation of brain cancer cells, which Inhibiton has been funding since October 2004.
Young Drive, East, Los Angeles, CA 90024, Art of the Brain, (AOB) an unprecedented organization of "Brain Buddies," brain cancer patients and families who celebrate art, creativity and life undefeated by brain cancer, will enjoy its 15[sup.
TRXE-009 is an SBP compound generated by the Company's VAL-ID (Versatile Approach to Library-based Iterative Design) drug discovery process, with structure-activity relationship driving design based on activity against brain cancer stem cells and the known required chemical criteria to facilitate passage across the blood-brain barrier.