A new study reveals that while brain metastases share some genetic characteristics with their primary tumors, they also carry unique genetic mutations. The study also report that brain metastases may continue to evolve after leaving the primary tumor site.
According to a new study published in PLOS ONE, using blood samples collected, over can average of 15 years before brain tumor diagnosis to analyze relationships between 12 allergy-related proteins, researchers at Ohio State University looked at how those relationships were different between people later diagnosed with brain tumors and cancer-free groups.
A new study, featured in Neurology, analyzed data from over 14,300 people in the United States and Canada found that childhood cancer survivors who have had one stroke face a heightened risk of having another.
According to The Tribune, researchers at Mayo Clinic and the University of California San Francisco have shown that sorting patients based on the molecular makeup of brain tumors instead of tumor appearance is possible.