The senior senator from Arizona, diagnosed with brain cancer in July, was hospitalized for "normal side effects of his ongoing cancer therapy." Here's what that means.
The World Marathon Challenge of 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days is about to get underway. Are such extreme endurance sports healthy? Worth the risks?
The concluding piece in this Brain Tumor series spotlights the expertise of Dr. Gregory Riggins. A professor of Neurosurgery and Oncology, and Director of the Brain Cancer Biology and Therapy Research Laboratory at Johns Hopkins, he will help us distinguish myth from reality.
Aside from occasional high-profile cases and Hollywood movies, brain tumors rarely take center stage. But when they do, it tends to be an ominous story. The CDC recently reported brain cancer surpassed leukemia as the most common cancer-causing death in children aged 1-19, but no age is safe. Here's the first of a two-part series elucidating fact from fiction.
A new study shows that adding alternating current electrical field application superficially to the brain area near a brain cancer, glioblastoma, along with standard chemotherapy, leads to a survival and progression-free benefit.
A new study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, which never encountered a health scare it didn t exaggerate, tries ever so hard to link ambient radiation exposure to childhood cancer, but fails.
New York State Attorney General cites American Council on Science and Health Director of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science Dr. Josh Bloom and ACSH Advisor Dr. David Seres in criticizing dietary supplements. Read more here.
An ongoing, early-stage trial of a viral-induced immunological suppression of a highly lethal brain cancer has yielded remarkable results in a small study. And the virus perhaps curing glioblastoma: none other than polio!
Worried about links between cell phone use and brain cancer? Don t be.