Scientists raised $9 million today to fund clinical trials for a technology that illuminates cancer cells during surgery.
Olivia Wise, a 16 year old teen whose cover of Katy Perry's "Roar" went viral overnight, lost her battle with a terminal brain tumor on November 25th. She died peacefully in her home. Her cousin Jeff Kassel says "she was surrounded by...Show More Summary
Imaging with the molecular imaging tracer 18F-FDOPA can help distinguish radiation-induced lesions from new tumor growth in patients who have been treated with radiation for brain metastases, according to new research. Using this amino...Show More Summary
In the largest study of its kind, researchers have investigated the caregivers of 186 mothers to childhood brain tumor survivors aged 14-40 whose care needs last long into adulthood. They discovered that a complex interaction among the...Show More Summary
Glioblastoma is one of the most ominous brain tumors. Despite aggressive surgery, radiation and chemotherapy the outcome of this disease is almost always fatal. A UZH research team has now achieved success with a novel form of treatment...Show More Summary
There is encouraging news from Cedars-Sinai Medical Group - 50% of patients participating in an experimental treatment for aggressive brain tumors have survived longer than 5 years since diagnosis.Presenting their findings at the Fourth...Show More Summary
YouTube star Olivia Wise died on Monday from an inoperable brain tumor. The 16-year-old became famous in her final weeks when a
Vernita Gray and Pat Ewert have been a couple for over five years and entered into a civil union in 2011 but Gray has been fighting breast cancer since 1996 that has spread to her bones and formed inoperable tumors in her brain. Her last wish is to be married to Ewert, to whom she proposed on Christmas Day 2009. [ more › ]
See that walnut-like object in this brain scan? It's a tumor that needs to be removed. But to avoid damaging critical functions like speech and vision, surgeons have to see the brain's tangled web of connections. The solution? Just add water. Read more...
Eight of 16 patients participating in a study of an experimental immune system therapy directed against the most aggressive malignant brain tumors - glioblastoma multiforme - survived longer than five years after diagnosis, according...Show More Summary
This news release is available in German. Animal experiments show that it is relatively easy to treat cancer in the early stages. However, it is far more difficult to successfully treat advanced cancer. Treatment of brain tumors is particularly challenging because regulatory T-cells accumulate in brain tumors and suppress an immune attack. read more
LOS ANGELES (NOV. 23, 2013) – Eight of 16 patients participating in a study of an experimental immune system therapy directed against the most aggressive malignant brain tumors – glioblastoma multiforme – survived longer than five years after diagnosis, according to Cedars-Sinai researchers, who presented findings Nov. Show More Summary
Major League Baseball lost a leader Thursday as the head of the MLB Player's Association, Michael Weiner, died from a brain tumor: Weiner passed away 15 months after it was found out that he had an inoperable brain tumor. Commissioner...Show More Summary
Major League Baseball Players' Association executive director Michael Weiner passed away on Thursday at age 51 due to an inoperable brain tumor, which he was diagnosed with 15 months ago. SportsCenter's official Twitter reported theShow More Summary
Weiner, who has led the union since 2009, was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor in 2012. The post Michael Weiner, Head Of Baseball Players Union, Dies At 51 appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Julie Chang is the entertainment news anchor on Fox 11's "Good Day LA" who joined the show about a year ago from New York. She explains that a surfing accident got her to the doctor.
Los Angeles Local News, Weather, and Traffic “Good Day LA” entertainment anchor Julie Chang has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, the Fox O&O announced on its morning newscast this morning. “In the next few days and weeks, the tumor...Show More Summary
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The number of patients with cancer or other diseases or conditions who are losing their health care thanks to the Obamacare law continues to pile up. Today, news outlets are focused on Gloria Cantor, a Floridian woman battling cancer, who received a note that her and her husband Jay’s health insurance will be dropped in […]
After some brazen behavior, which Mahbod Moghadam blames in part on a brain tumor, the Rap Genius cofounder talks up the company's next moves. Several months ago, Mahbod Moghadam, cofounder of the annotations site Rap Genius, had his wisdom teeth removed. Show More Summary