I sat at the kitchen computer in my school uniform, trying—and-failing—to ignore the telltale sound of my dad’s slow shuffling as he ambled towards the fruit basket and picked up a small orange. I hated myself for this then (and I despise myself even more now) but being surrounded by his... Continue reading
When Erika Jones was nearing the end of her pregnancy, she never expected to be taking family photos at home with her new baby. And not because, at 18 weeks, they'd been hit with devastating news that their unborn child was diagnosed with Down syndrome. Show More Summary
A life-changing event for a Los Angeles family has resulted in their funding an endowment to support The Kort Family Foundation Brain and Spinal Cord Tumor Research Program in the Division of Neurosurgery at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
Braylon Beam, a 6-year-old living with a brain tumor, started a #JustKeepDancing campaign to raise awareness for and keep positive while battling Pediatric Cancer. He's received a good amount of support from Ellen DeGeneres and others. Show More Summary
The baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky, who is being treated for a brain tumor, will return to the stage for three upcoming Met performances of Verdi's "Il Trovatore."
Sue Perkins, the Great British Bake Off presenter, has shown how it is possible to live with a brain tumor.
Miguel Reyes is a 14-year-old from Elkhart, Ind., who’s battling brain cancer. He’s also an avid Chicago Bears fan. And so he’s combined the two things he hates most in life — the tumor in his head and the Green Bay Packers — in the hopes that he can beat this thing. You see, Miguel […]
Scientists have developed a potentially promising new combination therapy for glioblastoma, the deadliest form of brain cancer. Glioblastoma, also known as grade IV glioma, is the most aggressive primary brain tumor in humans. Approximately 23,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with glioblastoma (GBM) every year.
Lung cancer and a brain tumor didn’t kill my mother — Salmonella-contaminated peanut butter did. My friends and family mourned her passing, but we resolved to try to fix the system that ultimately allowed irresponsible food manufacturers to ship tainted peanut products nationwide, sickening more than 700 people and killing nine. In February 2009, I testified... Continue Reading
Indiana teenager Miguel Reyes was diagnosed with a brain tumor last year, but he's got a sound strategy to beat it: Name the sucker "Aaron Rodgers." Reyes, 14, is a diehard Chicago Bears fan, so he decided to start calling his tumor...Show More Summary
14-year-old “Mighty” Miguel Reyes, a diehard Chicago Bears fan, was diagnosed with cancer in 2014. One of Reyes’ teachers, (...)
You have to give Miguel Reyes credit. He doesn't cop out of a scrap. Miguel, a 14-year-old Chicago Bears fan who was diagnosed with stage 3 brain cancer in 2014, could've left the tumor nameless or called it something weak and helpless...Show More Summary
Dwayne (Pearl) Washington, the Brooklyn hoops phenom who later starred at Syracuse University, has a malignant brain tumor.
When John Oliver was exposing faith-based fraud last week, he didn't mention Pastor Rod Parsley. But if he saw this clip, maybe he would have.In it, Parsley explains how an unnamed woman was pregnant with a fetus that "had more tumors in its brain than the doctors could even count." She then decided to give Parsley money.Guess how that turned out?
An Ohio televangelist said God cured a woman’s baby of brain tumors after she gave him an envelope full of cash. Rod Parsley, senior pastor of World Harvest Church in Columbus, described the encounter with a “precious woman” at a church service in Richmond, Virginia, during a...
Two technologies - a laser probe and an iKnife - are set to revolutionize delicate brain surgery by distinguishing cancerous from healthy tissue as it is being performed.
Dwayne “Pearl” Washington, a dazzling ballhandler who played three seasons in the NBA in the late 1980s, is scheduled to undergo surgery to treat a brain tumor. The tumor was The post Pearl Washington to Have Surgery for a Brain Tumor appeared first on SLAMonline.
Only half of brain cancers actually start in the brain. The rest - as in the case of former president Jimmy Carter - are metastatic tumors from cancer that originated elsewhere in the body.
'Pearl' Washington is battling a relapse of a tumor he had surgery on two decades ago.
Earlier this year, TIME explored the promise of precision medicine in treating cancer patients. We featured one woman who was taking a drug typically used for melanoma to treat her brain tumor. Here’s an update on how she’s doing