Brain Tumors

Brain Cancer information including risk, prevention, screening, symptoms, research, treatment, and support. Provided by Oncolink - The Web's First Cancer Resource.
  • Brain Metastasis

    When cancer cells spread from one area into the brain, it is called brain metastasis, which is treated differently than a tumor that starts in the brain.
    Brain Metastases and Available Treatments
    Overview of brain metastases, or tumors that have spread to the brain, and the available treatment options.

    Frequently Asked Questions
    Expert answers to common questions about brain metastases.

    News stories related to brain metastases.

    Conference Coverage
    Reviews of presentations from professional meetings about brain metastases.

  • Brain Tumors

    Cancer that starts in the brain is called a primary brain tumor. There are many types of brain tumors, each with a unique prognosis and treatment.
    All About Adult Brain Tumors
    An overview of the many types of primary brain tumors, their diagnosis and potential treatments.
    All About Adult Gliomas
    A closer look at gliomas, a type of primary brain tumor, the diagnosis and treatment of these cancers.
    All About Pediatric Gliomas (Low and High Grade)
    Overview of the most common types of pediatric brain tumors, called gliomas. This article discusses the various type of gliomas, their symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

    Inspirational articles from patients and survivors.

    Treatment Options
    Information about treatment options for brain tumors.

Brain Tumor Stem Cell-Like Cells Highly Tumorigenic

Apr 2, 2015 - A population of stem cell-like glioma cells characterized by the presence of a drug transporter are highly tumorigenic and resistant to drugs, and the standard glioma treatment increases this population, according to a report in the Mar. 6 issue of Cell Stem Cell.

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