Wednesday, Feb 01, 2023

brain tumor


World Brain Tumor Day: Don’t ignore persistent headache, warn experts

June 09, 2021 8:29 pm

On World Brain Tumor Day, Dr. Anupam Jindal, Additional Director, Neurosurgery, Fortis Hospital, Mohali, elaborates on the early signs, risk factors, correct diagnosis and treatment associated with brain tumors.

Is brain tumour in children a rising menace? Here's what you need to know

June 08, 2020 5:01 pm

The survival rates for many childhood brain tumours, especially low grade astrocytomas and medulloblastomas, have improved over the last two decades and almost 60-70 per cent of them become long-term survivors.

World Brain Tumour Day 2019: Know the symptoms, risk factors and treatment

June 08, 2019 9:49 am

World Brain Tumor Day is observed on the June 8 every year with the objective of spreading awareness and educating people about the same.

Mumbai: 1.87-kg tumour removed from brain of 31-year-old

February 22, 2018 8:02 am

Pal was operated upon for six hours to remove the 1.87-kg tumour. In such surgeries, the patient faces the risk of massive blood loss. Pal required 11 bottles of blood.

John McCain's brain tumor is particularly aggressive type

July 20, 2017 2:59 pm

United States Senator John McCain's doctors at the Mayo Clinic said they managed to remove all of the tumor that was visible on brain scans. But this kind of tumor, formally known as a glioblastoma multiforme, is aggressive and sneaky.

Month after 9-year-old’s death, parents told Rs 50k released from CM’s fund for treatment

July 11, 2017 8:46 am

To raise Rs 1 lakh for Sandhya’s surgery, the parents had sent an application seeking the amount to the government in May. As per records, Rs 50,000 had been transferred to the hospital on June 10, a week after her death.

Delhi High Court orders quick treatment of Jharkhand convict at AIIMS

September 23, 2014 2:33 am

According to the plea, the convict is suffering from a brain tumour. He has been lying on the verandah of Hauz Khas police station for the past two weeks

Dental x-rays linked to common brain tumor

April 11, 2012 11:04 am

The findings cannot prove that radiation from the imaging caused the tumors.

Cell phones don't cause brain tumor : study

July 14, 2011 10:09 am

Those using cell phone for decade do not appear to be at increased risk brain tumor.