Brain Tumor Research an Ongoing Campaign
Byline: Marco Santana
Sen. Edward Kennedy's glioma is most likely one of the most aggressive - and therefore most dangerous - brain tumors, but recent research on brain tumors at many institutions has aimed to increase a patient's life expectancy, a local cancer expert says.
Dr. M. Kelly Nicholas, director of neuro-oncology in the Brain Tumor Center at the University of Chicago, said the malignant glioma Kennedy, 76, was diagnosed with May 19 is a very aggressive type of brain tumor.
Although the specific diagnosis has not been disclosed, Kennedy's age would indicate his tumor to be of a high grade, perhaps even the worst …
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Publication information: Article title: Brain Tumor Research an Ongoing Campaign. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: June 23, 2008. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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