As of 2015, about 17,000 Americans are diagnosed with brain cancer yearly, according to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The various types of brain cancer are each treated a different way. Cancer can be... More »

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Childhood brain stem gliomas occur when glial brain cells form cancerous or noncancerous tumors in brain stem tissue, reports the National Cancer Institute. The two types are low-grade or focal gliomas and diffuse intrin... More »

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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was an English novelist best known for her Gothic horror novel, “Frankenstein.” The book has inspired many movies and has become one of the best-known monster stories of all time. Shelly marri... More »

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Appendix cancer is a rare form of cancer that involves the growth of a malignant tumor in the appendix, according to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Appendix cancer can occur in the form of carcinoid t... More »

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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston was ranked the best hospital for cancer treatment in 2015, according to U.S. News & World Report. Other top contenders include Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer ... More »

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Hospital are nationally-ranked as the top five best hospitals for cancer... More »

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As of 2015 the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is the cancer center with the highest rating, according to a ranking by U.S. News Health. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City ho... More »

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