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UPDATE: Funds Raised For Dog With Potential Brain Tumor To Get Medical Testing

It’s been a rough life so far for a young pit bull mix.

04/14/2015

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Study: Contraceptives Could Be Linked To Rare Brain Tumor

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.

01/23/2015

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New Treatment For Aggressive Brain Tumors Means New Hope For Patients

A new method of treating aggressive brain tumors is being used at the Capital Institute for Neurosciences.

07/13/2014

Stanley Edwards, center, with parents Stanley and Donna. 
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Brotherly Love: Keeping Stanley’s Dream Alive

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.

08/28/2013

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Darren Daulton Diagnosed With Brain Tumors

Former All-Star catcher Darren Daulton has been diagnosed with two brain tumors and will undergo surgery next week.

06/27/2013

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In Battle Against Cancer, New Trial Fights Fire With Fire

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.

12/27/2011

Jerome Harrison #36 of the Detroit Lions carries the ball in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Discovery Of Brain Tumor Voided Eagles-Lions Trade

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.

10/20/2011

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Thomas Jefferson University Researcher Awarded $4.8 Million To Study New Rabies Vaccine

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.

08/14/2011