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Genetic mutations in childrens’ tumors may help crack ‘code’ of incurable brain cancer

Gene clue opens paths to treat child brain cancer (via AFP) Genetic mutations found in brain tumours in children have opened up intriguing avenues to tackle this lethal form of cancer, researchers said on Sunday. Investigators found telltale mutations in a gene called ACVR1, which appears to play a role…

Study finds no brain cancer link to mobile phone use

PARIS — The largest study to date of the safety of mobile phones has found no clear link to brain cancer, although it said further study is merited given their increasingly intensive use. “The study doesn’t reveal an increased risk, but we can’t conclude that there is no risk because…