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Chemo after Radiation Therapy Improves Brain Cancer Survival

A clinical trial co-led by researchers at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center and Wake Forest School of Medicine has found that adding chemotherapy following radiation treatment improves survival for adults with low-grade gliomas by approximately five-and- a-half years. Results of the clinical trial were made public today by the National Cancer Institute. Gliomas are tumors [...]

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Mayo, UCSF Team Discovers Genomic Variant That Increases Risk of Brain Tumors

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, [...]

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Dr. Ian Parney: Brain Cancer Research

This Medical Edge Weekend program features Mayo Clinic physician Dr. Ian Parney on brain cancer research. Medical Edge Weekend 2-11-12

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