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International Study Finds Effective, Less Toxic Way to Treat Brain Tumors

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians from Carolinas HealthCare System's Neurosciences Institute and Levine Cancer Institute are among the authors of a study that was accepted for publication by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Show More Summary

Stereotactic Radiosurgery may be Best for Patients with Metastatic Brain Tumors

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients with three or fewer metastatic brain tumors who received treatment with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) had less cognitive deterioration three months after treatment than patients who received SRS combined with whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT). Show More Summary

Research opens 'black box' of malignant melanoma

A new study pinpoints when melanoma cells metastasize in the brain months before they develop into fatal tumors. According to the research, micro-tumor cells hijack astrogliosis, the brain's natural response to damage or injury, to support metastatic growth. This knowledge may lead to the detection of brain cancer in its first stages and permit early intervention.

Dying Journalist Writes One Last Column

After seven years fighting a brain tumor, columnist Alison Piepmeier has no treatment options left and is in hospice care at age 43. She's still been writing columns, with the help of her mother, her husband, and voice recognition software, ABC News reports. And Piepmeier says she particularly wanted to...

Women in male-dominated career fields watch a unique US presidential campaign

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Dr. Linda Liau works with the precision of a master, peering into a patient’s head with magnifying loupes as she removes a brain tumor. When Liau was called into an emergency room as a surgeon more than 20 years ago to help treat a car crash victim, another member of the medical team assumed...

Mice survive brain cancer tumors lacking key surface proteins

A new scientific study has characterized a checkpoint protein that allows certain brain tumor cells to avoid the immune system. Tumors regularly avoid detection by decorating themselves with proteins that mimic those found on healthy cells. Show More Summary

Mice Survive Brain Cancer Tumors Lacking Key Surface Proteins

A new scientific study has characterized a checkpoint protein that allows certain brain tumor cells to avoid the immune system.

Researchers just doubled what we know about the map of the human brain

last weekHealth : The Checkup

New precision could immediately aid neurosurgeons in removal of tumors and epilepsy treatment

Panama's ex-dictator Noriega to have surgery on brain tumor

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega will undergo surgery to remove a benign brain tumor, his doctor said on Friday.

Matt Tifft out indefinitely after discovery of brain tumor

Matt Tifft (R) at Talladega earlier this year.   Matt Tifft, who has made starts in the Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series, is sidelined indefinitely after doctors discovered a brain tumor. Joe Gibbs Racing, where the 20-year-old...Show More Summary

Helping kids with brain tumors recover beyond the disease

Social strains and lack of social competence are common in children recovering from malignant brain tumors. A behavioral scientist and colleagues from across the U.S. and Canada, examined a peer-mediated intervention at the survivor’s school and found it was feasible to carry out in the public school setting and was acceptable to the survivor’s family.

Helping Kids with Brain Tumors Recover Beyond the Disease

Social strains and lack of social competence are common in children recovering from malignant brain tumors. A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey behavioral scientist and colleagues from across the U.S. and Canada, examined a peer-mediated...Show More Summary

UCLA Researchers Discover an Immunotherapy Combination That Effectively Treats Advanced Brain Cancer in Pre-Clinical Models

UCLA researchers have developed a new breakthrough combination treatment that utilizes a vaccine to activate an immune response against advanced brain tumors.

This Is How They Protect Us!

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, The Latest TSA Horror “These people think they are God. They think they can do anything they want.” A partially blind, partially deaf young woman returning home from treatment for a brain tumor was brutally...Show More Summary

TSA Scores Another PR Win With Assault Of Nineteen Year Old Brain Tumor Patient On Her Way To Treatment

3 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The TSA -- still reeling from an investigation showing agents couldn't find explosives in a fireworks factory and mounting complaints about long screening lines stemming from its unofficial work slowdown, one that began shortly after...Show More Summary

TSA outdoes itself by beating up a half-blind teenage girl with a brain tumor.

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

Hannah Cohen was flying home with her mother through Memphis International Airport in June when she set off an alarm at a TSA checkpoint. Hannah was returning from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, where she was undergoing treatment for a brain tumor. Show More Summary

In The Loop: Biology Professor Has Helping Others Down to a Science

This story originally appeared on the In the Loop blog. ____________________ In the summer of 2013, Anika Geibel was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a type of brain tumor. She was just 7 1/2 years old. The diagnosis turned her life — and the lives of her family members — upside down. "We had been medically evacuated from Africa (where […]

Confused Teenager With Brain Tumor Is Beaten Down By TSA! [Video]

The family of a disabled teenage cancer patient allege in a lawsuit filed against the Transport Security Administration, that the then 18 year old woman was injured during a violent arrest by security agents at Memphis International airport. After undergoing

Paralyzed, partially deaf-blind teen with brain tumor beaten bloody by TSA

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Hannah Cohen is a 19 year old who is being treated for a brain tumor at Memphis's St Jude's Hospital, who is "partially deaf, blind in one eye, paralyzed, and easily confused" -- and who was subjected to a violent beating during a secondary TSA screening while flying home to Chatanooga for the holidays. (more…)

Loathsome TSA Bloodies And Bruises Young Woman During Screening Process. Did I Mention She Is Partially Deaf, Blind In One Eye, Paralyzed, Easily Confused? Oh, And She Also Has A Brain Tumor

[guest post by Dana] An obvious threat to national security: Bloodied and bruised Hannah Cohen was led from Memphis International Airport in handcuffs. The 19-year old was headed home to Chattanooga after treatment for a brain tumor at St. Jude Hospital. It’s a trip they’ve made for 17-years. This time, an unarmed Hannah, set off […]

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