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Why symptoms like slurring of speech, headaches, and walking difficulties mustn't be ignored

June 08, 2022 9:58 am

World Brain Tumour Day 2022: Certain signs and symptoms may be difficult to identify because they are similar to those of other illnesses

Cancer patients' own cells used to 3D print tumours to test treatments

August 19, 2021 2:49 pm

While previous research has used such "bioprinting" to simulate cancer environments, the researchers say they are the first to print a "viable" tumour.

Childhood cancer: Understanding brain tumour in kids

July 11, 2020 12:05 pm

A child may show symptoms based on whether they are caused due to increased pressure inside the head or due to the location of the tumour.

World Brain Tumour Day 2020: All you need to know about brain tumours

June 08, 2020 11:24 am

While some brain tumours need urgent surgeries, in a few cases, surgeries can be avoided with medicines.

Paediatric brain tumours: Watch out for early symptoms

November 12, 2019 3:49 pm

The symptoms of a paediatric brain tumour may vary according to the size, type and its location. Symptoms may show up when a tumour presses on a nerve or damages certain parts of the brain.

Guitarist has brain surgery, and strums all the way through

December 23, 2018 11:55 am

The musician, Musa Manzini, a jazz bassist, was awake when the doctors performed the surgery last week, and video footage from the local media site News24 shows him strumming an acoustic guitar slowly as they operated.

Brain tumour facts and symptoms you should not ignore

June 09, 2016 12:32 pm

There are more than 120 different types of brain tumours showing different symptomatology. Be aware.

Doctors find embryonic twin with bone, hair in brain of Indian woman in US

April 24, 2015 5:05 am

Karanam said that she was stunned to learn that her tumour was her 'evil twin sister who's been torturing me for the past 26 years'.

Plant extract fights brain tumour

February 12, 2015 3:59 pm

Harmless plant extract can be applied to treat Cushing Disease caused by a tumour.

Going on the pill may up your risk of brain tumour

January 22, 2015 5:12 pm

Hormonal contraceptives contain female sex hormones and are widely used by women all over the world.