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Researchers show that brain cancer proliferation is stimulated by nerve activity in the cortex.

Deadly brain tumours called high-grade gliomas grow with the help of nerve activity in the cerebral cortex, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.  The current study, conducted in mice with an aggressive human brain cancer implanted in their brains, is the first to demonstrate stimulation of tumour growth by brain activity. The

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