Study: Contraceptives Could Be Linked To Rare Brain TumorResearchers 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.
In Battle Against Cancer, New Trial Fights Fire With FireTreatment 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.