Brain Cancer | Tumor

CURE’s brain cancer page features the latest cancer news and updates on brain cancer Through articles, videos, podcasts, and more, CURE brings readers the insights of experts, cancer survivors, patients, and advocates to ensure everyone is up to date in brain cancer.

Immunotherapy's Potential in Neuro-Oncology

November 18th 2014

Immunotherapy is coming of age not only in general oncology, but also in neuro-oncology.

Is Immunotherapy the Key to Treating Brain Cancer?

March 7th 2014

Advances in immunotherapy are showing progress in treating brain cancer, especially glioblastoma.

Researchers and Advocates Work Together to Advance Glioblastoma Understanding and Treatment

December 2nd 2013

Brain cancer researchers and advocates join resources to help tackle this rare and aggressive malignancy.

Combining Radiation and Chemotherapy May Improve Outcomes

March 13th 2013

In the right cancer, radiation and chemotherapy can make a powerful duo.

When Cancer is Incurable

March 13th 2013

Patients and families face difficult decisions when the prognosis is poor, but communication and an action plan may help.

First Steps: Vaccine Research

June 15th 2012

Research into vaccine therapy for cancer is extending to many cancer types.

Genetic Marker Identifies Brain Cancer Patients Who Benefit from Chemo-Radiation Combination

June 7th 2012

Patients with anaplastic oligodendroglial tumors harboring certain chromosomal deletions have a reduced risk of dying after receiving radiation and chemotherapy.

Exercise May Help Brain Cancer Patients Live Longer

August 17th 2011

Depending on the size, location and type of brain tumor, exercise can be difficult for patients, but new research shows it may impact survival. Here are a few tips to get moving.

Web Exclusive: Searching for New Targets

June 23rd 2009

Newer targets found on cancer cells are providing scientists the ammunition to better treat cancer.

Prostate, Brain & Kidney Cancers

June 9th 2009

New drug therapies aid in the treatment of prostate cancer, glioblastoma, and renal cell carcinoma.

A Better Way to the Brain

June 12th 2008

New technology and smart drugs take a direct approach to targeting brain tumors.

Managing Symptoms: Tumor Effects

June 12th 2008

Brain tumors can cause a variety of mental, emotional, and physical side effects.

For the Caregiver: When the Patient's Personality Changes

June 12th 2008

Brain tumors can cause personality changes, which can distress caregivers and frustrate patients.

A Mission of Empowerment

May 1st 2008

A brain tumor shifts a psychologist’s focus to helping survivors thrive.

Inherited Syndromes Link Cancers

June 9th 2006

In addition to treatment-related risks, some survivors discover they have a genetic syndrome that may lead to a second cancer.