brain tumor

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Related to Brain tumors: glioblastoma, meningioma, Brain cancer
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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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USPRwire, Tue Jan 24 2017] American brain tumor association is the first national organization that is committed to funding the researchers of brain tumor field and provides support and education programs to make people belonging to all age groups aware about the brain tumors symptoms.
2017 Goals: We're determined and fiercely committed to finding new treatments, and ultimately a cure, for brain tumors.
Since the advent of new technology and capabilities for genomic sequencing, and in particular the seminal Cancer Genome Atlas project funded by the National Institutes of Health, recent molecular studies on brain tumors have begun to reveal the vast diversity of genetic and epigenetic alterations that exist between brain tumors.
Talking to reporter on the eve of "World Brain Tumor" day here on Monday, he said that with tumors elsewhere in the body, the exact cause of most brain tumors is unknown.
The purpose of this first edition American Association of Neuroscience Nurses' Clinical Practice Guideline is to summarize what is currently known about brain tumors in adults and to provide the reader with nursingspecific recommendations based on supporting evidence from nursing and other disciplines.
However, the authors conclude that its results, along with those from other epidemiological, biological, and animal studies and brain tumor incidence trends, suggest that within 10-15 years after first use of mobile phones there is unlikely to be a material increase in the risk of brain tumors in adults.
org) aims to eliminate brain tumors through research and to meet the needs of patients with brain tumors and their families.
government and USBSI is proud to support this organization and help children afflicted with brain tumors.
Five-year survival rates for malignant brain tumors improved 31 percent in the 1990s, and they continue to improve, even though the cure rate for these tumors is lower than that for other types of cancer.
The study involved 254 people with brain tumors and 238 people with no cancers.
WASHINGTON -- Cell phone users do not appear to have an overall increased risk of developing brain tumors, according to the results of a meta-analysis of nine case-control studies.
People with brain tumors, cancer, AIDS, or heart disease might disagree.