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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 »
Nanoparticles for Imaging and Treatment of Brain Tumors by nih.gov 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 »
X-spine Announces New FDA Product Approval for Spinal Fusion–Minimally Invasive by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 30 Nov 2010 9:56pm Everybody knows someone with back problems and/or injuries and now technology has so many different solutions from implants to devices that also reduce pain.  With some of the systems with X-Spine the procedure is done with a very small incision of an inch and can re-attach.  In addition the company also has two biological products that ... 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 »
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 »
Radiation Therapy for Cancer by Cancer.gov 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 »
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 »
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 »
Does Non-surgical Spinal Decompression Really Work for Low Back Pain? by hqbk Posted Fri 07 Sep 2012 7:42am Non-surgical spinal decompression therapy delivers maximum comfort for patients suffering from low back pain. It is a minimally invasive procedure of short duration.   Spinal Decompression Therapy – Provides Relief from Pain Overuse or injury of ligaments, facet joints, muscles and sacroiliac joints are some conditions that cause back pain ... Read on »
This was a case I could not accept for treatment on the DRX 9000 by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:35pm I wish we could help everyone, but not everyone can be accepted as a patient for treatment on the DRX 9000. I met with an 85 year old woman today to discuss spinal decompression treatment for her severe low back pain. I noticed when she entered the clinic that she was using a walker. This in and of is itself did not exclude her, because I h ... Read on »