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Myths about brain tumors – homing in on a fateful disease

Prof. Dr. Joachim Steinbach, Dr. Senckenbergisches Institut für Neuroonkologie, on July 9, 2012


Brain tumors are one of the most feared diseases; many aspects of their biology still remain unexplained today. How ideas have developed about how they arise, and how they have been treated since ancient times, what is known scientifically about them, and what myths about brain tumors still abound today – all these was addressed in this wide-ranging talk.

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