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How and Why to Get a Second Opinion

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Genetic Abnormality Predicts Benefit from Treatment for a Rare Brain Tumor

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Embargoed for Release
Thursday, January 19, 2012
4 p.m. EST

A clinical trial has shown that addition of chemotherapy to radiation therapy leads to a near doubling of median survival time in patients with a form of brain tumor (oligodendroglioma) that carries a chromosomal abnormality called the 1p19q co-deletion. This abnormality is characterized by the simultaneous deletion of the short arm of chromosome...

New Technique to Remove Skull Tumors May Mean Less Scarring

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TUESDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- A new surgical method that uses a natural opening to remove skull base tumors results in fewer complications, less scarring and faster recovery for patients, according to the surgeons who developed the technique.

The natural opening used in this type of procedure is located behind the molars, above the jawbone and beneath the cheekbone.

Traditional surgeries to remove skull base tumors require incisions through the face and bone removal. These procedures...

Cell Phones Don't Raise Brain Cancer Risk

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One of the largest, longest looks at possible dangers found none, researchers report

THURSDAY, Oct. 20 (HealthDay News) -- The 5 billion people worldwide who chat away on cell phones shouldn't worry about an increased risk of brain cancer, new Danish research contends.

One of the largest and longest studies on the subject finds no more brain tumors among people who had cell phones over 17 years than among people who had no cell phones.

Although no one study can rule out harm with...