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Symptoms of Cerebral Lymphomas Diverse symptoms can occur in case of a lymphoma in the brain (cerebral lymphoma). Just as in any other brain tumors, the symptoms related to a brain lymphoma, depend on the size and location of tumor…

Diagnosis of lymphomas in Brain For the diagnosis of a cerebral lymphoma, the modern imaging methods play a significant role. Thus it is possible by using the magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography to make the affected regions visible. These are…

Lymphoma In The Brain As degenerate cells of the immune system  in brain are called lymphoma. Specifically, it is in the lymphocytes, which belong to the white blood cells. These form a tumor. A lymphoma in the brain occurs either…

The craniopharyngioma (composed of lat. Cranium = skull, Greek. Pharynx = throat, “-om” medical extension for tumors) also knoen as Erdheim tumor, is a benign tumor, which is formed by a malformation of residual tissue in the pituitary gland. The…

Craniopharyngiomas: Drug therapy Drug treatment is not available for Craniopharyngiomas. Pilot studies with interferon alpha treatment showed a high rate of side effects and a low response, so that currently they cannot be recommended for treatment. Almost in all patients,…

Craniopharyngiomas is very slow growing tumor and their symptoms can take long time to appear.  Because it is a benigin tumor which only make symptoms when it effects the surrounding structures due to inrease in their size General cancer symptoms…

Pituitary Tumors There are many different types of pituitary tumors. What signs and symptoms a tumor causes, depends not only on its size substantially on whether it produces hormones or not and which hormone it forms. Pituitary: The hormone production…

Astrocytomas Astrocytic gliomas are the most common >>tumors of the brain with a share of 60% of all >>brain tumor. There are two groups: The group of astrocytic >>tumors which are diffusely growing into the brain tissue consisting of Diffuse…

Chemotherapy For Pancreatic Cancer The aims of Chemotherapy is to stop the growth of cancer cells throughout the body by cell growth-inhibiting drugs (cytostatics).  Cytostatics work very well against rapidly growing cells, a property which are particularly true for cancer…