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A Brain Tumor is the growth of abnormal cells in the tissues of the brain. Brain tumors can be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer).
Researchers identify key cells involved in childhood brain cancer

Researchers identify key cells involved in childhood brain cancer

Genetically engineering NK cells can target and kill glioblastoma stem cells

Genetically engineering NK cells can target and kill glioblastoma stem cells

New research focuses on possible treatment options for childhood brain cancer

New research focuses on possible treatment options for childhood brain cancer

“Paralyzed” immune cells can be reactivated by drugs in IDH-mutant gliomas

“Paralyzed” immune cells can be reactivated by drugs in IDH-mutant gliomas

Scientists use new approach to avert drug resistance in glioblastomas

Scientists use new approach to avert drug resistance in glioblastomas

Researchers identify a valuable source for treating pediatric cancer

Researchers identify a valuable source for treating pediatric cancer

New study shows how tumor cells evade the immune system

New study shows how tumor cells evade the immune system

A metabolic enzyme could be potential target for immunotherapies

A metabolic enzyme could be potential target for immunotherapies

Gene targeting could lead to better treatment of glioblastoma tumors

Gene targeting could lead to better treatment of glioblastoma tumors

Drugs designed to lower alpha-ketoglutarate levels could help fight DIPG tumors

Drugs designed to lower alpha-ketoglutarate levels could help fight DIPG tumors

Hydrogels based on modified pectins could be used for neural tissue restoration

Hydrogels based on modified pectins could be used for neural tissue restoration

Researchers develop new method to diagnose brain tumor without incisions

Researchers develop new method to diagnose brain tumor without incisions

UVA scientists identify oncogene responsible for glioblastoma

UVA scientists identify oncogene responsible for glioblastoma

PET radiotracer is safe and effective for imaging malignant brain tumors

PET radiotracer is safe and effective for imaging malignant brain tumors

Genome sequencing reveals signposts in DNA for cancer, disease risk

Genome sequencing reveals signposts in DNA for cancer, disease risk

Researchers identify genes involved in the development of malignant brain tumor

Researchers identify genes involved in the development of malignant brain tumor

New technology can help map immune cells in different types of brain tumors

New technology can help map immune cells in different types of brain tumors

Combination therapy encourages innate immune cells to eat GBM tumors

Combination therapy encourages innate immune cells to eat GBM tumors