Focus on Brain Tumors

 

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Exercise Associated with Longer Survival after Brain Cancer Diagnosis

People with brain cancer who are able to exercise live significantly longer than those who are sedentary, scientists at the Duke Cancer Institute report.

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Advances in Brain and Other Central Nervous System Cancers

The National Cancer Institute has published Cancer Advances In Focus: Brain and Other Central Nervous System Cancers, a fact sheet collection designed to highlight the remarkable progress made in cancer research, treatment, supportive care, survivorship, screening, prevention, and genetics since the National Cancer Act was signed into law in 1971.

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Addition of Chemotherapy to Radiotherapy Continues to Increase Survival in People with Brain Tumors

In this study, Roger Stupp and colleagues report the five-year outcomes of those involved in the original EORTC-NCIC trial. The authors also examined whether clinical factors and the molecular profile of the tumors would identify people with particularly good survival or response to chemotherapy.

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