Items tagged as "brain tumors"
Each year millions of patients are diagnosed with acquired brain injuries, such as concussion, strokes and brain tumors. For these patients, brain rehabilitation is an important part of their recovery. Mayo Clinic researchers found that improvement of mood over the course of post-acute brain rehabilitation is associated with increased participation in day-to-day activities, independent living and ability to [...]Created by Dana Sparks
ROCHESTER, Minn. — August 22, 2012. People who carry a "G" instead of an "A" at a specific spot in their genetic code have roughly a six-fold higher risk of developing certain types of brain tumors, a Mayo Clinic and University of California, San Francisco study has found. The findings, [...]Created by Joe Dangor
A drug recently approved for use in multiple myeloma is now being tested for its ability to fight central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma, a deadly cancer of the immune system that can affect the brain, spinal cord and fluid, and eyes. The clinical trial, now open on all three Mayo Clinic campuses — Florida, Minnesota and Arizona — follows successful [...]Created by Dana Sparks
People who carry a "G" instead of an "A" at a specific spot in their genetic code have a sixfold higher risk of developing certain types of brain tumors. Pathologist at the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center and senior author Robert Jenkins, M.D., Ph.D., says, “Based on our findings, we are already starting [...]Created by Dana Sparks