Brain Cancer

What Should You Know About Glioblastomas?

Learn more about glioblastomas, which are tumors found in the brain that are typically highly malignant.


Don't Forget to Thank Those Who Helped You After Cancer

Who helped you through cancer treatment? Have you expressed your appreciation? A simple thank you card and gift card can go a long way.

By Phyllis Johnson

A Reporter Reflects on His Third Cancer Journey

Reporter Jeffrey Weiss has been writing most of his life. Read his thoughts as he ponders his final months with glioblastoma.

By PJ Hamel

Observation Leads to Discovery Linked to How Cancer Spreads

A college sophomore’s work in a science lab led to a finding on how cancer cells spread.

By Phyllis Johnson

Sen. John McCain Diagnosed with Brain Cancer

On Wednesday, it was announced that Senator John McCain of Arizona has been diagnosed with an aggressive type of brain cancer called glioblastoma. Last week, McCain underwent surgery to remove what was believed to be a blood clot in his brain behind ...

More Cancers Linked to Weight

Obesity rates have more than doubled worldwide since 1980, according to the World Health Organization, to more than 600 million adults. For years, research has shown that people who are overweight or obese have an increased risk for heart disease, di...

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Strong Legs, Healthy Brain?

New, cutting edge research suggests neurological health depends on signals sent to the brain by large muscles in the legs, as well as messages sent from the brain to the muscles.

Could Lowering Cholesterol Help the Body Fight Cancer?

Lowering blood levels of cholesterol could improve the cancer-fighting ability of certain immune system cells, called Tc9 cells.

How's Your Health? It May Depend on Where You Live

Working-age adults in some states faced a 10 percent higher risk of premature death in 2016 than in 1990, say researchers at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington in Seattle. That’s one conclusion from the mo...