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CAP seeking input on revised brain/spinal cord tumor protocol by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 15 Nov 2012 10:39am Prior to the release of the revised Brain/Spinal Cord Protocol, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) will host a public comment period. You can review the revisions and submit feedback online . The public comment period will run through November 30, 2012. Please note that comments are not instantly available for review and will b ... Read on »
Spinal Stenosis – is surgery the cure? by Matt Whitehead Posted Wed 30 Sep 2009 12:00am Spinal Stenosis. Scary sounding isn’t it? More and more people are getting diagnosed with stenosis every day (read about former Vice President Dick Cheney here ). If you are one of those people there are many questions that are running through your head like: What causes stenosis? What treatments are most effective? What choices ... Read on »
ER Trip for Tumor Swelling by Olivia Hernandez Patient Expert Posted Mon 07 Dec 2009 12:00am I debated whether or not to share this post. I tend to keep my ongoing health issues private with my family and the NF2Crew. I don't want to be the sick mom, the friend with a disease, the Deaf girl in the class. I am more than that. I am a wife and mother, a student, a writer, a runner, a friend and a daughter. I don't wake up everyday and thin ... Read on »
Nanoparticles for Imaging and Treatment of Brain Tumors by Posted Thu 13 Aug 2009 5:00pm Description of Invention: Malignant brain tumors, whether arising within the brain or invading the brain from other tissues, are difficult to treat. Conventional chemotherapy drugs do not reach therapeutic levels in brain tumor tissue, and do not remain in brain tumor tissue for long enough to enter brain tumor cells and kill ... Read on »
Radiation Therapy for Cancer by Posted Tue 29 Jun 2010 9:00pm Radiation Therapy for Cancer Key Points Radiation therapy uses high-energy radiation to kill cancer cells by damaging their DNA (see Questions 1 and 2 ). Radiation therapy can damage normal cells as well as cancer cells. Therefore, treatment must be carefully planned to minimi ... Read on »
Spinal Stenosis Treatment: Is It Effective? by Bill .. Posted Sat 16 Oct 2010 2:09pm You may need spinal stenosis treatment if you have back pain , muscle weakness or numbness associated with this condition of the spine. Spinal stenosis happens when the spinal canal or space around the spinal cord and nerves becomes narrowed. This can lead to pressure on the very important nerves that are carried within the sp ... Read on »
Fetal Stem Cells Cause Tumors in Human Patient: Should Geron ESCR Human Trial License be Reconsidered? by Wesley J. Smith Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 6:05pm This story is disturbing and raises questions about whether the FDA's license to Geron to conduct human embryonic stem cell experiments should be suspended pending further studies. In Israel, a child treated with fetal stem cells developed tumors four years after receiving fetal stem cell treatments. From the story: The boy, now 17, received th ... 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 »
It's brain tumor time again! Sophie Sue's saga, redux by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 8:38pm Yep. For those of you following the saga of my ten year-old French Bulldog and her brain tumor the news is in: Sophie Sue is officially 100% done with her radiation treatments. The upshot? It’s no stretch to say that six weeks and 18 radiation sessions later Sophie Sue is a new dog. From an emaciated dog too weak to stand upright or sw ... Read on »
Sciatica: A Real Pain in the Butt by Dr. Brad Lustick Posted Mon 10 Aug 2009 9:53pm THE MANY FACES AND CAUSES OF SCIATICA Sciatica merely describes a path of pain and is not a specific diagnosis. The use of the term "sciatica" does not specify a cause. Defined, "sciatica" is a description of a particular path of pain following the sciatic nerve as it traverses the buttock (hip) and/or continues down the back of the thigh, ... Read on »