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Texas Restaurant Owner Sells Business To Help Employee With Brain Tumor

By | Wed, 01/08/2014 - 14:09

When Brittany Mathis found out she had a brain tumor, doctors told her they wouldn't be able to treat her without insurance. Generously, her boss decided to sell his restaurant to help cover her medical expenses.

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Charity Will Pay For Teen's Bariatric Surgery

By | Tue, 12/31/2013 - 12:46

Online donations will allow a teenage girl to undergo bariatric surgery to treat a form of morbid obesity that arises when a part of the brain that is responsible for metabolic balance is damaged.

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Nun Teaches Taekwondo To Children With Cancer

By | Tue, 10/15/2013 - 18:04

Linda Sim, the taekwondo-teaching nun, trains children fighting leukemia and brain tumors.

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Olivia Newton John's Older Sister Rona Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

By | Tue, 04/23/2013 - 09:56

Singer and actress Olivia Newton John cancelled a summer residency in Las Vegas to be with her sister who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer.

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Personalized Brain Mapping: Diffusion Tensor Imaging Limits Tumor Surgery Risk

By | Mon, 04/01/2013 - 23:36

With a personalized brain mapping technique called diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), neurosurgeons can tailor brain tumor surgeries to individual patients without damaging brain functions like speech, vision, and movement.

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Diesel Fumes Exposure Increases Children's Risk of Brain Tumor

By | Wed, 12/12/2012 - 09:56

Parents who work near diesel powered equipment like cars, trucks and generators may have kids who are at higher risk of developing brain tumor.

Anti-Alcoholism Drug Helps Fight Deadly Brain Tumor

By | Thu, 10/25/2012 - 11:58

A drug that stops people from drinking alcohol can be used to treat a deadly type of brain tumor.

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Cell Phones Caused Man's Brain Tumor, Italian Supreme Court Rules

By | Fri, 10/19/2012 - 12:47

Italy's Supreme Court has ruled that mobile phones can cause cancer in a landmark case that could open the door for other victims to take legal action.

Fraunhofer MEVIS: New procedure to make brain surgery safer

Brain Surgeries From the Future Happening Today

By | Mon, 09/24/2012 - 11:19

Technological advances in the medical field have skyrocketed in recent years.

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'Miracle Child' Sees Again When Her Brain Tumor Just Disappears

By | Tue, 08/28/2012 - 15:56

The tumor has shrunk so much that it is imperceptible to brain scans.