Researchers say use of birth control pills or other hormonal contraceptives did seem to up the risk for glioma, and that risk appeared to rise with duration of use; however, the findings should be taken with a grain of salt.
A new method of treating aggressive brain tumors is being used at the Capital Institute for Neurosciences.
Young Stanley Edwards was full of life. Now, he lives on in college students, thanks to his West Chester parents and a lot of brotherly love.
Former All-Star catcher Darren Daulton has been diagnosed with two brain tumors and will undergo surgery next week.
Treatment for a glioma tumor includes surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, but most often, treatment fails. So, Dr. Andrews is trying something different: harvesting cells from the brain tumor for use in treatment.
According to a report from WIP’s Howard Eskin, a trade between the Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions was voided due to the discovery of a brain tumor on one of the players during a standard physical.
Dr. Craig Hooper, Director of the Center for Neurovirology at Thomas Jefferson University, is working on a man-made rabies virus that can enter the central nervous system and literally push the virus out of the brain.