Brain Cancer

Children's brain cancer trial's $5m boost

Children with aggressive brain cancer will get access to life-saving treatment with a $5 million grant to roll out a trial nationally.


Scientists create nano-size packets of genetic code aimed at brain cancer 'seed' cells

In a 'proof of concept' study, scientists say they have successfully delivered nano-size packets of genetic code called microRNAs to treat human …


Flower Child

The Read<p>When Maria McNamara died from brain cancer 11 years ago this month, she left a legacy of joy and caring for others. But now, her field of …


Bioasis and BioAgilytix announce strategic collaboration to advance xb3 TM-001 in brain cancer

Bioasis Technologies (OTCQB:BIOAF) and testing services provider BioAgilytix will partner on the development and validation of bioanalytical methods …


Siblings are Diagnosed With Same Rare Brain Cancer Within 2 Weeks

A sister and brother are thick as thieves, but their worlds came crashing down when they were diagnosed with the same rare form of brain cancer. It …


Short Films: 'NoNo'

Casting “NoNo," a short film. Synopsis: A young grafitti artists discovers that she might have brain cancer. This will be a poetic, experimental, …

Short Films

5-Year-Old With Brain Cancer Awarded Special World Cup Trophy for Bravery

Ben Williams has just completed six weeks of radiotherapy, and was recently awarded a "World Cup" trophy for his bravery! The 5-year-old, who was …


5-year-old with brain cancer receives his very own World Cup after completing radiation treatment

A sweet moment of a little boy receiving his very own World Cup after completing cancer treatment is capturing hearts across the globe.<p>Ben Williams, …


The Tragically Hip Won't Play Again Without Gord Downie

"We wouldn't be the Hip without Gord," The Tragically Hip band members said in an interview about fan support after the death of their iconic lead …


Former pro wrestler Matt Cappotelli, 38, dies after battle with brain cancer

<b>(CNN) —</b> Matt Cappotelli, once a promising WWE star, has died after a battle with brain cancer, his wife said in an Instagram post. He was 38.<p>"Today my love-my strong, sweet, beautiful love-took his last breath at 3:30a.m. and went Home to be with Jesus...exactly one year after his brain surgery," …


Indianapolis 5-year-old loses battle with brain cancer weeks after celebrating Halloween in June

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — An Indianapolis 5-year-old known for her positive outlook on life and love of Halloween lost her battle with brain cancer on …


Men and women have different genetic risk factors for developing brain cancer: New international study points the way to genetic tests that could assess risk

New international study points the way to genetic tests that could assess risk<p>Researchers have discovered that men and women have different genetic …


Using Polio To Treat Brain Cancer

There's an exciting new breakthrough in treating deadly brain tumors. Doctors have used a modified polio virus to treat people with brain cancer. …


Polio virus could help brain cancer patients

According to researchers genetically altered poliovirus strains could help some patients of brain cancer. A team of researchers from Duke University …


Fred Hutch study finds genetic cause of aggressive brain cancer

A new study from Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has found the cause of a type of aggressive brain cancer, pointing to potential …


Modified polio virus used to treat brain cancer


Duke Researchers Treat Brain Cancer With Poliovirus

Researchers at Duke University used a modified form of the poliovirus to treat patients with a deadly form of brain cancer with mild success, giving …


Modified polio vaccine extends lives in U.S. brain cancer study |

More than one in five patients with an advanced brain cancer treated with a genetically modified polio vaccine were alive after three years, compared with just 4 percent who received standard treatment, according to U.S. researchers. Stuart McDill reports.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>More than …


Poliovirus therapy shows early promise in patients with aggressive brain cancer but questions linger

An inactivated form of the poliovirus used to treat recurrent brain tumors is showing what researchers called encouraging long-term survival in a …


Remembering WCU's David Belcher

Get the news<p>Subscribe Today<p>Log In<p>Subscribed, but don't have a login?<p>Activate your digital access.<p>CLOSE<p>David Belcher, former Western Carolina …


Karen Lewis retires from CTU to battle cancer: ‘I'm not giving up this fight’

Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis, whose brain cancer derailed a likely bid for mayor, said Friday she has retired to “focus on my health, …


Inovio announces commencement of Phase 1/2 study of triplet therapy in brain cancer; shares up 1%

Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO +0.7%) is up out of the gate in response to its announcement that dosing is underway in its open-label Phase 1/2 clinical …


Seattle Children’s aims to cure terminal brain cancer using immunotherapy with new BrainChild initiative

When Avery Berg was diagnosed with aggressive, late-stage brain cancer at just 10 years old, she fought hard to stay positive and beat the disease …


Cancer Hero Travis Cook Shares His Battle With Brain Cancer


Former MP Paul Dewar says his brain cancer is terminal | The Star

OTTAWA — A former NDP member of Parliament says his brain cancer is terminal.<p>Paul Dewar, who represented Ottawa Centre from 2006 until 2015, …


Former MP Paul Dewar says his brain cancer is terminal

OTTAWA — A former NDP member of Parliament says his brain cancer is terminal.<p>Paul Dewar, who represented Ottawa Centre from 2006 until 2015, …


Paul Dewar Brain Cancer: Former MP Says His Diagnosis Is Terminal

He announced in February that he was undergoing treatment for a brain tumour.<p>OTTAWA — A former NDP member of Parliament says his brain cancer is …


Walking for brain cancer research

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Two-year-old dies from brain cancer just months after mother's death

A two-year-old boy battling a rare form of cancer has died, just 18 weeks after his mother passed away from the same disease.<p>Alfie and Sara Chivers, …


Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson diagnosed with brain cancer

Richardson announced the diagnosis Wednesday.