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Voices Against Brain Cancer Comments on New Mobile App Creates Specifically for Brain Cancer Patients by Press Release L. Facebook Posted Mon 03 Feb 2014 9:18am New York, NY, February 03, 2014 - Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a recently released mobile app that was designed specifically for brain cancer patients. According to a January 26, 2014 article published by WYMT TV, titled "Brother creates app for brain cancer patients, ... Read on »
The person only person I knew with brain cancer before I had brain cancer by Liz B. Posted Sat 13 Feb 2010 12:00am This is a re-post from my private blog/journal. I was thinking about Logan and wanted to share. December 6, 2006 My friend Logan Whitehurst passed away yesterday, finally succumbing to brain and spinal cancer. When I found out this morning, I was numb. I got in the shower and cried. Crying in the shower is probably one of the ... Read on »
UCLA Cancer Researchers Sequence Complete Brain Cancer Cell Line by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 5:05pm This is a large breakthrough in the fact that new drugs can be designed and perhaps less toxic to attack specific targets.  As mentioned this study will appear in PLos Genetics journal.  Look at the computing power here, as the article states results were analyzed more than a billion times.  As the press release additionally states ... Read on »
Voices Against Brain Cancer Discusses New Role For DNA In Preventing Brain Tumors by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 Nov 2013 7:00pm Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a potential new role for DNA in the prevention of brain tumors. According to an October 10, 2013 article published by Cancer Research UK titled “New Role for DNA Unraveler in Prevention Brain Tumor and Other Cancer,” a molecule original ... Read on »
UCLA scientists report metabolic state of brain cancer stem cells significantly different than the cancer cells they create: by Cancer.gov Posted Sat 10 Sep 2011 10:13pm UCLA scientists report metabolic state of brain cancer stem cells significantly different than the cancer cells they create: NCI Cancer Center News The metabolic state of glioma stem cells, which give rise to deadly glioblastomas, is significantly different from that of the brain cancer cells to which they give birth, a factor which ... Read on »
Two Genes That Drive Aggressive Brain Cancers Discovered - Cancer … by Dr. Syed L. Doctor of Dentistry Posted Wed 23 Dec 2009 4:06pm The medical center trains future leaders and includes the dedicated work of many physicians, scientists, public health professionals, dentists , and nurses at the College of Physicians and Surgeons , the Mailman School of Public Health , … The rest is here: Two Genes That Drive Aggressive Brain Cancers Discovered - Cancer … Read on »
UCLA Oncology Radiation Study Reshaping Radiation Techniques - Extending Survival Rates For Patients with Brain Cancer - Stem Ce by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 23 Jul 2010 10:17am This is pretty specific and perhaps a little complicated reading here but the lives of those with brain cancer with this new technique on targeting potential cells in the brain that also harbor cancer cells appears to be extending the survival rates of patients with this horrible degree of cancer tumors in the brain, which would be anyone’s bi ... Read on »
Gothamist interviews pediatric brain cancer survivor Matthew Zachary by Matthew Z. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:17am The interview excerpt below was taken from the popular NYC blog, the Gothamist. “Can you tell us about your own experience with cancer?” Not that there’s ever a good time for it, but I was diagnosed with malignant pediatric brain cancer at the age of 21 just six months shy of my college graduation. At the time, I was an aspiring concert p ... Read on »
Avastin Increasing Response and Survival Times With Brain Cancer - UCLA by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 03 Sep 2009 2:10pm This study shows how Avastin is helping with the treatment of brain cancer and the press release from UCLA is included below.  Avastin is a drug from Genentech in California and has been used in combination with other cancer treatments, such as breast, colorectal and lung cancer relative to shrinking tumors.  The report states they have never se ... Read on »
Brain Cancer Treatment Kills Tumors by 'Cooking' with Laser– Cleveland Clinic by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 24 Feb 2009 10:44pm This a brand new technique and is not FDA approved yet, but they are hoping by the end of the year to have approval on this process. There is a video at the link that explains more.  From the pictures below it certainly looks at though it has done something for the patient who had a brain tumor that grew back.  The patient had to be kept unco ... Read on »