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What Turns Benign Central Nervous System Tumors Deadly

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In a new study, Yale researchers identified genetic abnormalities that mark atypical meningiomas, which have a 40% chance of recurring after surgical removal and are marked by a shorter survival rate than benign tumors.
20-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Points to Potential New Brain Cancer Treatment

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A recent Yale study may have found a new way to fight brain cancer.
15-Feb-2017 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Genome Analysis Helps Keep Deadly Brain Cancer at Bay for Five Years

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An analysis of a patient’s deadly brain tumor helped doctors at Smilow Cancer Hospital identify new emerging mutations and keep a 55-year old woman alive for more than five years, researchers report in the journal Genome Medicine.
15-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

'Explosive Growth’ of Interventional Oncology Prompts Formation of New Society

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The board of directors for World Conference on Interventional Oncology, a nonprofit association that supports and promotes the field, has established a society to further its mission.
15-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Immunotherapy May Need to Have Its Own Value Model

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Immunotherapy has been a game changer for the oncology field, but typical models used to assess the value of cancer treatments don’t take into account the unique characteristics of this therapy, according to experts at the 2016 annual meeting of...
8-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Yale Study: 1 in 4 Teen E-Cigarette Users Have Tried 'Dripping'

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Yale researchers found in a study that one in four high schoolers who use electronic cigarettes are inhaling vapors produced by dripping e-liquids directly onto heating coils, instead of inhaling from the e-cigarette mouthpiece, possibly increasing...
6-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Why Doctors May Keep a Patient Awake for Brain Surgery

A rare look at brain surgery with the patient alert and awake at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven.
3-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Yale Scientists Identify Key Defect in Brain Tumor Cells

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In a new study, Yale Cancer Center researchers identified a novel genetic defect that prevents brain tumor cells from repairing damaged DNA.
2-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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