New Technology May Better Distinguish Brain Tumors From Healthy Tissue

The use of new optical coherence tomography (OCT) technology may more accurately distinguish between brain tumor cells and healthy brain tissue, enabling more thorough removal of brain tumor without damaging normal brain cells, a new study suggests. “This new technology can distinguish what is cancer and what is normal brain tissue better than anything else … Read more

FDA Approved New Glioblastoma Treatment For Brain Tumor

A brain tumor or intracranial neoplasm occurs when abnormal cells form within the brain. There are two main types of tumors: malignant or cancerous tumors and benign tumors.All about brain tumours, including symptoms and causes, tests to diagnose brain tumours, treatment (including surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy) and current research. Regardless of where in the body they grow, … Read more

10 Things I Learned From Having A Brain Tumor

In hindsight, though, this isn’t entirely true. I did learn a few things. I learned what it’s like to have a brain tumor. Trying to diagnose yourself over the internet is a terrible idea. The world wide web, once a dear friend, purveyor of porn, and shopping buddy, will turn on you. And, as my friend … Read more


The Signs and Symptoms of a Brain Tumor The signs and symptoms of a brain tumor vary greatly and depend on the brain tumor’s size, location and rate of growth. General signs and symptoms caused by brain tumors may include: New onset or change in pattern of headaches Headaches that gradually become more frequent and … Read more

Some Important Facts About Brain Tumors That You Might Not Know

Doctors often recommend preventive screenings for several cancers, based on hereditary or genetic factors, but brain tumors aren’t one of them. Primary brain tumors, which originate in the brain rather than spreading from another location, seem to develop at random, and doctors have little insight into who might develop one. Further, such tumors don’t even have obvious … Read more