Tumors

Blood test for cancer detects eight different types of tumour

CancerSeek was tested on 1,005 patients at John Hopkins University, whose cancers had already been diagnosed based on their symptoms.<p>Ovarian, liver, …

Cancer

Woman with 6,000 tumours all over her body makes remarkable recovery

<b>A mother who was mocked for decades because of the 6,000 tumours covering her face and body has shared pictures of her incredible results from</b> …

Psychology

'Floating on air' after surgeons remove 19kg tumour

Watch surgeons in the operating theatre as they remove a tumour weighing 19.5kg (three stone) from Jasmine's body.<p>The operation was carried out at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.<p><i>Viewers in the UK can watch Jasmine's story in full on</i> Surgeons: At the Edge of Life <i>at 21:00 on Monday 15 January on</i> …

'Walking made no sense': Actress chronicles rehab from spinal tumour

Canadian actress Ruth Marshall is able to walk normally again following surgery to her spinal cord, and thanks to months of rehab and her enduring …

Cancer

Chad pulled through final exams with tumour behind eye | Weekend Argus

Cape Town - A tumour the size of a tennis ball, growing behind his eye, was not enough to prevent a Grassy Park High School pupil from completing his …

Cancer

Family kick off crowdfunding campaign for Deeside man's brain tumour treatment

A COMMUNITY is rallying to support a father-of-two battling a severe brain tumour.<p>Andy Jones, 44, of Pentre, Deeside was given the devastating news …

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How to Tell the Difference Between a Bad Headache and a Brain Tumor

Relax. It's probably not time to put your affairs in order just yet.<p>You know the moment when your headache kicks in along with a tidal wave of questions. Is this a run-of-the-mill pain in the head, or are you experiencing the Big One—a brain tumor? While it’s common for people to think a …

Brain Tumors

Brain tumours effectively treated by injecting patients with viruses

Aggressive brain tumours have been effectively treated by injecting viruses into patients.<p>The treatment, which involved administering viruses into …

Cancer

Immune boosting virus could be used to treat brain tumours | Reuters

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Jan 04, 2018 01:17 am | Updated Date: Jan 04, 2018 …

Cancer

Parents publish heartbreaking photo to show why daughter needs groundbreaking treatment in Mexico

THIS is the heartbreaking picture of a desperately ill three-year-old girl in Alder Hey Hospital - under sedation so medics can check how much a …

Hospitals

Woman who ‘could hear God’ talking to her turned out to have a brain tumour

A woman who claimed she could hear God talking to her turned out to have a brain tumour.<p>The woman had become convinced she was able to hear the Lord …

Neurology

Woman who claimed she could hear God's voice was not mentally ill; here's what exactly happened

Initially, it was thought that the woman, who claimed that she could hear God, was mentally ill. But something did not seem right to the …

Viral

Massachusetts woman battling three types of cancer learns her tumours have 'shrunk dramatically'

"The children have been very supportive and have just treated me as normal," Jo Turner told a British outlet.<p>Mother-of-three, Jo Turner, who was …

Cancer

Doctors to attempt ‘risky’ removal of basketball size tumour from teenager's face

Noel Zayas paraded his son to a never-ending carousel of Cuban doctors, but none of them would touch the boy.<p>Emanuel Zayas' basketball-size facial …

Medicine

Former The Wildhearts member Scott Sorry has been diagnosed with a brain tumour

He was diagnosed yesterday and a fundraising campaign has been launched.<p>Scott Sorry, former member of The Wildhearts, has been diagnosed with a brain …

The Brain

Boy with 10-pound tumour on his face that threatens to suffocate him will finally get surgery

The 14-year-old suffers from a rare disorder which causes his body to create scar-like tissue instead of bone.<p>A teenage boy with a massive tumour on …

Cancer

Doctors in Florida to remove 10-pound tumour from boy's face

MIAMI — Doctors in Florida are planning to remove a 10-pound tumour from a Cuban teen’s face.<p>The Miami Herald reports that 14-year-old Emanuel Zayas …

Florida

Jamie Oliver Sends Message To Boy With Brain Tumour In Time For Christmas After Mum's Appeal

'This produced one of the biggest smiles I’ve seen on beautiful James’ face.'<p>Jamie Oliver has sent a teenager with a brain tumour a message in time …

Robbie Williams

Nature

NEWS AND VIEWS<p>Escape from senescence boosts tumour growth<p>Some chemotherapies block cancer growth by driving tumour cells into a state of …

PubMed

Electronic cap treatment improves brain tumour survival

Applying low frequency electric fields to the scalp of people with an aggressive type of brain tumour improves survival, according to a clinical …

Light-up specks find and track tiny tumors - Futurity

The new technology is faster and more accurate than many of the best cancer detection and tracking tools in use today.

Health

Cancer mum Heidi Loughlin: Drug 'obliterated' tumours

<b>A mother who has a rare form of cancer says her latest scan shows a new drug she is taking has "obliterated" secondary tumours in her lungs.</b><p>Heidi Loughlin, 35, from Portishead, near Bristol, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015 while pregnant.<p>She backed a successful campaign to get …

Cancer

Cancer: Some immune cells found to give tumors a helping hand

Scientists in Switzerland have discovered that a type of immune cell that normally helps to fight infection can actually work in favor of lung …

Cancer

Memory of 9-year-old who died from brain tumour lives on in new play area for disabled children in Neath

The family and friends of a young girl who died from a brain tumour started a project called Rhianna's Swing in her memory.<p>They are now celebrating …

News (Wales)

Grandmother who had six-organ transplant from one donor is home in time for Christmas

On the day her father died, Joanne Adam got a call from a doctor. A tumour had been found on her liver.<p>This was a devastating blow. It was made worse …

Medicine

Study: Marijuana Slows Down The Growth Of Breast Cancer Tumors

It is no secret that breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women. One in eight women (in the world) will be diagnosed with it at some …

Cancer

Parliament hears call for brain tumour research backing after death of young Dunfermline man

December 11 2017<p>The Scottish Parliament has heard a call for greater awareness of brain tumours following the death of a young dad of two. Read More

UK News

Advanced neuroendocrine tumours of the small intestine and pancreas: clinical developments, controversies, and future strategies

In this Review, we discuss clinical developments and controversies in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) that are relevant for clinicians …

Medical Journals

When tumors fuse with blood vessels, clumps of breast cancer cells can spread

<b>PHILADELPHIA</b> — If you want to beat them, join them. Some breast cancer tumors may follow that strategy to spread through the body.Breast cancer …

Science

The memory of a 9-year-old who died from a brain tumour is living on thanks to family and friends

Family and friends of a 9-year-old girl who died from a brain tumour have received funding for a park for disabled children.<p>Rhianna Chellew was just …

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