According to a new paper published in The New England Journal of Medicine, obesity is linked to 13 types of cancers. People who were overweight or obese had an increased risk for certain cancers, including the benign brain tumor – meningioma. These 13 cancers together account for 42 percent of all new cancer diagnoses.
According to a July 26th Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) study, using precisely targeted radiation to treat brain tumors, also known as a stereotactic radiosurgery, appears to do less damage to mental abilities than whole brain radiation.
According to a recent study published in the journal Oncogene, a new strategy for treating glioblastoma (GBM) may be blocking an enzyme called PRMT5 in tumor cells. PRMT5, which is shorthand for protein arginine methyltransferase 5, regulates gene transcription and other cell processes.
A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine reveals that exercise significantly reduces the risk of developing 13 different varieties of cancer. Cancer Institute researchers gathered data from over 1.44 million men and women.
An experimental therapy is showing the ability to stop aggressive, treatment-resistant and deadly brain cancers in laboratory tests and mouse models.
A team led by researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center published their results on May 9, 2016.