Meningiomas

Pregnancy-related risks impact childbearing decisions for meningioma survivors

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Female meningioma survivors are more likely to want and to become pregnant than the general population, and some research indicates that pregnancy may be a risk factor for tumor progression or recurrence.

Promising therapeutic target for meningioma brain tumors

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A specific protein has been found in nearly 100% of high-grade meningiomas, which is the most common form of brain tumor. This finding suggests a new target for therapies for a cancer that does not respond to current chemotherapy.

Genomic sequencing identifies mutant 'drivers' of meningioma brain tumors

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Large-scale genomic sequencing has revealed two DNA mutations that appear to drive about 15% of brain tumors known as meningiomas.

Study findings reveal key characteristics of meningiomas during pregnancy

Hemodynamic changes associated with pregnancy explain the growth of benign tumors in pregnant women. The study also identified some key characteristics associated with rapid growth of meningiomas in pregnant women.

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