To mark World Cancer Day 2020, we have collated articles from the past year covering developments in neurological cancer research, including breakthroughs in diagnostic techniques and potential novel therapies.
Browsing: brain tumor
An advanced optical imaging technique coupled with an artificial intelligence algorithm has been demonstrated to accurately detect brain tumors, according to a recent study.
A mouse study has demonstrated that glioblastoma could be treated directly using an ultrasound technique that delivers a potent treatment across the blood–brain barrier into the tumor.
Scientists have discovered that an artificial intelligence program, coupled with the chemical analysis of blood samples, could speed up brain tumor diagnosis.
A 15-year-old boy, who has a rare brain tumor, is about to become one of the first UK patients to receive proton-beam therapy.
For World Brain Tumor Day (8 June), Gene Barnett, a neurosurgeon at the Cleveland Clinic (OH, USA) discusses common perceptions around brain tumors and their work with ‘tumor-treating fields’.
In partnership with The Brain Tumour Charity, the Cancer Research UK Brain Tumour Awards hope to tackle six major themes in brain tumor research.
The aim of this study was to examine the possible correlation between IGF-I levels in serum in large vestibular schwannomas and its potential neuroprotective effect on the vestibulocochlear nerve.
Gamma Knife treatment of recurrent CNS metastases of pancreatic origin: a case report and review of the literature
In this case report from CNS Oncology the authors present a rare case of a patient with multiple recurrent brain metastases of pancreatic origin.
Combined-modality hypofractionated radiotherapy for elderly patients with glioblastoma: setting a new standard
Discover how combined-modality hypofractionated radiotherapy could become the new standard of care for elderly patients with glioblastoma in this editorial from Future Science OA.