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Teen finds tumour after sleep seizure

A teenager who discovered he had an aggressive brain tumour after having a seizure in his sleep has travelled to Thailand for treatment. A CT scan last April revealed Greg Lewis, from Bunbury in Western Australia, had calcification on the brain — most likely due to a vein bursting when he was a child. “I… Read More »

Ovarian cancer AI can tell how aggressive a woman’s tumour is

Steve Gschmeissner/Science Photo Library By Nicole Kobie Artificial intelligence is helping researchers spot aggressive forms of ovarian cancer. Yinyin Yuan and colleagues at the Institute of Cancer Research in London built an AI to look for differences in tumour cell shape. It analysed tissue sample images from 514 women with ovarian cancer and found that… Read More »

How simple eye test saved life of Daisy, 5, by detecting her brain tumour

When Jo Beckwith’s little girl Daisy started complaining of headaches, she had no idea the five-year-old’s life was at risk. Here Jo, 46, from Brentwood, Essex, tells how an optician spotted a deadly brain tumour… “Watching my little girl Daisy open her Christmas presents, I knew something was wrong. She has always been a bubbly,… Read More »