/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
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
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.
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...
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...
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
A new scientific study has characterized a checkpoint protein that allows certain brain tumor cells to avoid the immune system.
New precision could immediately aid neurosurgeons in removal of tumors and epilepsy treatment
PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega will undergo surgery to remove a benign brain tumor, his doctor said on Friday.
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
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.
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 have developed a new breakthrough combination treatment that utilizes a vaccine to activate an immune response against advanced brain tumors.
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
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
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
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 […]
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
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…)
[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 […]