metastatic brain cancer

(redirected from secondary brain cancer)

metastatic brain cancer

A brain tumour arising from metastatic malignancy.

Primary sites
Lung, breast, colon, kidney, melanoma.
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To investigate why some patients with secondary brain cancer do better than others, the team used an MRI technique called Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) to analyse brain tumours from appropriate patients and then to sample the same areas for comparative biochemical tests.
I lost my partner of 26 years seven weeks ago to lung and secondary brain cancer.
But his condition rapidly deteriorated a fortnight ago when doctors discovered he had developed secondary brain cancer.
But she was diagnosed with terminal lung and secondary brain cancer in April, before she had a chance to use them.
On 19 December 2009, the Congregation for the Causes of Saints issued a papal decree recognising the second miracle after a woman was cured of lung and secondary brain cancer.
A phase I trial in the UK will recruit patients with a variety of solid tumours, while a US investigator-led trial will enrol patients with primary or secondary brain cancers.
A Phase I trial in the UK will involve the recruitment of patients with a range of solid tumors while a US investigator-led trial plans on enrolling patients with primary or secondary brain cancers.
My father died having a coronary bypass graft operation after years of smoking probably fewer than five cigarettes a day; a close friend died in his wife's arms in front of me with secondary brain cancers from a carcinoma of the lung caused directly by smoking, and I have seen patients die from mouth cancer, lung cancer, bladder cancer, stroke, ruptured aortic aneurysm, peripheral vascular disease, chronic bronchitis and emphysema - all caused by, or exacerbated by, smoking.