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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 »
Senator Ted Kennedy's malignant brain tumor not keeping him from work on The Hill by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 10:11am I reported in May 2008 on the diagnosis of a malignant brain tumor in Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy (1969 picture from Life Magazine). The Voice of American (VOA) recently provided an update on Sen. Kennedy's status, based on a statement he release this past Monday. According to the VOA, the Senator has returned to Washington to work health c ... Read on »
Relatives of people with brain tumors at higher risk for developing the same type of tumor by Kathlyn S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 5:07pm A new study by researchers at the University of Utah found that people with a family history of cancerous brain tumors appear to be at higher risk of developing the same kind of tumors compared to people with no such family history. The researchers reviewed the medical records of 1,401 people from Utah with primary brain tumors -- either gliob ... Read on »
World's Largest Brain Tumor Removal Surgery in Delhi by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm New Delhi A tumour of the size of a large ball was removed from the brain cavity of a woman at a city hospital here, doctors claimed Thursday adding that it was the "largest brain tumour removal surgery performed anywhere in the world". Doctors at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital said Sugra Bibi, 50, wife of Ali Ahemad from Ja ... Read on »
Pediatric Brain Tumor Facts by Kathy S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 7:14pm Pediatric Brain Tumors Kill More Children Than Any Other Cancer! More than 359,000 people in the U.S. were living with a diagnosis of a primary brain and central nervous system tumor in the year 2000. In the year 2000 more than 26,000 children in the U.S. were living with the diagnosis of a primary central nervous system tumor. Each yea ... Read on »
Progression Of An Aggresive Glioblastoma Brain Tumor by Laurie P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 20 Mar 2011 11:25am I'm backing up a few weeks from my last post. On September 30th Mom had a biopsy of her tumor in Seattle. She came through the surgery well and we were able to bring her back to her home on October 2nd. We were holding on to hope that her tumor pathology would show that it was lymphoma - a potentially treatable cancer - but we had to wait for a w ... Read on »
World First: Lasers Used in Keyhole Surgery to Treat Brain Tumor by Dr. J. Mariano Anto Bruno M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 8:02am In a ground-breaking advance, French neurosurgeons on Friday said they had successfully treated brain tumours through ultra-keyhole surgery, using a tiny fibre-optic laser to destroy cancerous cells. Alexandre Carpentier of the Pitie-Salpetriere Hospital in Paris said the exploit was "a world-first" in its use of multiple advanced techniq ... Read on »
3D imaging and vitual reality technology is the next wave in brain tumor diagnosis and treatment by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 7:14pm A friend emailed me a link to the Iowa State Virtual Reality Applications Center, where they are doing interesting things with 3D rendering that will have implications for brain tumor operations. Here's what one researcher there, Eliot Winer (pictured), is up to: "Dr. Winer's research team is currently working on a project that will allow physi ... Read on »
Brain Tumor walk by Zipperhead .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:19pm Saturday's Angel Adventure Walk for the National Brain Tumor Foundation. The weather was perfect, good turn-out, $106,000 raised for research, and we all had a great time. Nicole (Chiarian), Jackie, Kristina, Jennie, Holley (tumor survivor) and her 3 boys, Holley's mom, and me. Jennie flew here from New York to do the walk with us. ... Read on »
May is Brain Tumor Awareness M ... by Jen Patient Expert Posted Sun 02 May 2010 3:46pm May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month! Owen was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, which is an aggressive tumor of the brain and spine. Read on »