January world BT news round up...

In future, news stories from around the world on brain tumours will be posted as and when they happen but just for January here is the months news...

January 12th 2009 - Gene therapy eliminates brain tumors through selective recruitment of immune cells (www.virtualtrials.com)

 

January 20th 2009 - Veteran US Senator Ted Kennedy is released from hospital after suffering a seizure at Barack Obama's inauguration lunch (BBC news)

 

January 21st 2009 - Seve Ballesteros describes his progress as "quite good" after his first course of chemotherapy following surgery on a brain tumour (BBC news)

 

January 22nd 2009 - NOVEL DEVICE SHOWN TO BENEFIT SURVIVAL FOR BRAIN CANCER PATIENTS WHEN COMBINED WITH CHEMOTHERAPY (www.virtualtrials.com)

 

January 27th 2009 - People with a particular gene variant may be more likely to develop brain tumors, and at an earlier age, than people without the gene, according to a study published in the January 27, 2009, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology (www.sciencedaily.com)