Items Tagged ‘gliomas’

May 11, 2020

AI enhances MRI images to identify molecular markers of brain cancer

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Five years ago Bradley Erickson, M.D., Ph.D. never would have imagined that an MRI would be able to identify the molecular characteristics of brain cancer. But because of the rapid advances in artificial intelligence (AI), that scenario isn’t science fiction. It’s an exciting medical reality for Dr. Erickson, a radiologist on Mayo Clinic’s campus in […]

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Tags: #Artificial Intelligence, cancer, gliomas

June 19, 2015

Molecular Classification May Improve Method Used to Diagnose and Treat Gliomas

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

A glioma is a type of tumor that starts in the brain or spine. It is called a glioma because it arises from glial cells. Gliomas can affect your brain function and be life-threatening depending on their location and rate of growth. Gliomas make up about 30 percent of all brain and central nervous system […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Daniel Lachance, Dr. Robert Jenkins, gliomas, mayo clinic, New England Journal of Medicine, Precision Medicine

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