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RIP Sharon Sakai

The comic book world is in mourning today. The wonderfully talented and equally wonderful person, comic book icon Stan Sakai, finally lost his wife Sharon today after a long battle with a brain tumor. Stan and Sharon were like rays of sunshine whenever you ran into them at a comic con or a cartoonist event. […]

Sharon Sakai, Wife of Stan Sakai, Passes Away

Sharon Sakai, wife of "Usagi Yojimbo" creator Stan Sakai, passed away this morning after a long battle with a brain tumor.

Is it ever appropriate for us to choose the timing of our death?

Human life is a gift.  Death, too, can be a gift.  Is it ever appropriate for us to choose the timing of our death? Brittany Maynard, 29, was diagnosed with a stage 4 glioblastoma, an aggressive and uniformly fatal brain tumor.  With the blessing of her family and millions of supporters around the world, she […]

Dad Disguises Himself As Spider-Man To Surprise Cancer-Battling Son On 5th Birthday

6 days agoOdd : Geekologie

This is is a video of father Mike Wilson dressed as Spider-Man surprising his son Jayden on his fifth birthday. Sadly (and because life isn't fair in the least), Jayden was diagnosed with a Grade 4 Brain Stem Tumor and given about a year to live. Show More Summary

Heartwarming Video of the Day: Dad Surprises Sick Son as Spider-Man

last weekOdd : The Daily What

Mike Wilson, a professional parkour and freerunning athlete, wanted to do something special for his 5-year old son Jayden, who was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor. So on his birthday this year, he made a replica Spider-Man suit...Show More Summary

Dad Dresses Up as Spider-Man to Surprise Terminally Ill Son

last weekNews : Trending Now

A dad in the United Kingdom had a bittersweet birthday surprise for his Spider-Man-loving son. Mike Wilson's little boy, Jayden, recently turned 5 years old. But sadly, Jayden has been diagnosed with a stage IV brain stem tumor and has been given just a year to live. Show More Summary

SpiderDad Surprises Son Diagnosed With Brain Stem Tumor [Video]

“I had a replica Spider-Man suit made so i could surprise my son on his 5th Birthday. Unfortunately he has been diagnosed with a Grade 4 Brain Stem Tumor with an average of 1 yr to live. I’m so proud i managed to do this for him, and secretly filmed the surprise with my Go SpiderDad Surprises Son Diagnosed With Brain Stem Tumor [Video] is an article from: The Inquisitr News

Novel cancer vaccine approach for brain tumors

Researchers unravel the mechanisms behind a novel cancer vaccine for brain tumors, paving the way for further development. Their new work drilled down to the cellular and molecular mechanisms behind the vaccine, paving the way for further development and refinement of this new experimental treatment.

Novel Cancer Vaccine Approach for Brain Tumors

Researchers unravel the mechanisms behind a novel cancer vaccine for brain tumors, paving the way for further development

Common chemotherapeutic agent reduces resistance to virus therapy in brain tumor patients

The common chemotherapeutic agent cyclophosphamide can help improve the success of oncolytic virus therapy in patients with malignant gliomas, a common type of brain tumor, researchers have found. Oncolytic virus therapy is an innovative therapeutic approach that uses viruses to target and kill cancer cells. Show More Summary

Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Discover Common Chemotherapeutic Agent Reduces Resistance to Virus Therapy in Brain Tumor Patients

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers have found that the common chemotherapeutic agent cyclophosphamide can help improve the success of oncolytic virus therapy in patients with malignant gliomas, a common type of brain tumor. Oncolytic virus therapy is an innovative therapeutic approach that uses viruses to target and kill cancer cells. Show More Summary

Brittany Maynard — Sometimes All We Can Do Is Show Up With A Tender Heart

At the age of 29, Brittany Maynard was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor that was going to wreak havoc with her body. Understanding the full picture of the impending and devastating effects of this tumor prompted Brittany to choose...Show More Summary

Like Brittany Maynard, This Woman is Dying From Cancer, But Her Response Will Blow Your Mind

A young Oregon woman with a brain tumor recently made the choice to die. But a Colorado woman facing a terminal disease is choosing to live. Here’s what we can learn from their stories. When we argue about sanctity of life issues such as abortion or euthanasia, we risk becoming too theoretical. Talking in terms […]

Grey’s Anatomy Recap: Dr. Herman’s Secret Is Out

Just when I was ready to give Dr. Herman (Geena Davis) the trophy for "Grey's Anatomy's Most Horrible Character Ever," the show had to go ahead and throw in a brain tumor twist. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Geena Davis Justin Chambers Kevin McKidd Patrick Dempsey Chandra Wilson James Pickens Jr. Show More Summary

My Mom Has the Same Brain Cancer Diagnosis as Brittany Maynard, She’s Fighting to Live

If my mom had made the same decision that Brittany Maynard did to end her life earlier, we would have missed out on so much. My mother was diagnosed last year with a grade 4 glioblastoma multiforme brain tumor, the same diagnosis that Brittany Maynard, the 29 year old who ended her life Nov. 1 […]

Christians Show Deceased Death-With-Dignity Advocate Brittany Maynard Their Special Brand of Love

Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old woman whose growing brain tumor made her death inevitable, has taken her own life, just as she announced she would. In the past few months, she became an eloquent voice for the death-with-dignity movement. Show More Summary

Radiation a risk factor for brain tumors in young people, study finds

In people under age 30, radiation is a risk factor for a type of brain tumor called a meningioma, a study has found. Researchers analyzed records of 35 patients who were diagnosed with meningiomas before age 30. Five had been exposed to ionizing radiation earlier in their lives. Show More Summary

Radiation a risk factor for brain tumors in young people

In people under age 30, radiation is a risk factor for a type of brain tumor called a meningioma, a Loyola University Medical Center study has found. read more

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