Is glioblastoma hereditary?

Answer Glioblastoma is usually not hereditary, although there are rare circumstances in which it can be. Hereditary conditions that can, but do not always, lead to glial brain tumors like glioblastomas in... Read More »

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What Is Herniated Glioblastoma?

Glioblastoma is a level III or IV cancerous brain tumor. The most common side effect of these types of tumors is brain herniation. When pressure builds up in the brain and causes the brain tissues ... Read More »

Scorpion Venom and Glioblastoma?

Patients suffering from glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer, are becoming interested in a therapy that uses scorpion venom to shrink tumors. Scientists are mixing a radioactive isotope with an art... Read More »

Cancer hereditary?

I know my Aunt and my Grandmother have both had the same forms of cancer...Early detection is the key to succesful survival!

Is smoking hereditary?

On One Hand: Science Believes SoAccording to the National Institutes of Health, much of a person's addiction to smoking (nicotine) comes from his parent's genes. As of 2007, scientists known of sev... Read More »