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Treatment of Tumors at the Berman Brain & Spine Institute by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Mon 31 Aug 2009 10:56pm by James E. Conway, MD Director, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery, and Director, Skull Base Neurosurgery The Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute, Department of Neurosurgery, Sinai Hospital The recent deaths of columnist Robert Novak and Senator Edward Kennedy from brain tumors have brought forth many questions about the disease. ... Read on »
Peptides for Treatment of Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha Mediated Inflammatory Disease by nih.gov Posted Thu 27 Sep 2012 8:00pm Description of Invention: Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha (TNF-alpha) is a multifunctional cytokine that mediates inflammation, immune regulation, and cellular proliferation. This cytokine is converted to its active form by TNF-alpha converting enzyme (TACE). Pathological increases in TNF-alpha activity have been associated with a ... 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 »
FDA Approve New Treatment for Brain Tumors from NovoCure by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 15 Apr 2011 6:50pm Back in October of 2009 both Pfizer and J and J had invested in NovoCure.  The electrodes tackle the cancer cells only and healthy cells are left alone.  Compared to chemotherapy it offers a better quality of life with brain tumors but you need to be connected almost all the time and carry around the 7 pound battery pack.  The system is comple ... Read on »
Treatments for Brain Tumors by Disease Fighter Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat Brain Tumors: Craniotomy Neurosurgery Radiation Therapy Radiosurgery Stereotactic Radiosurgery These are just some of the treatments and procedures that are used to treat Brain Tumors. You can connect with experts and other people who have Brain Tumors ... Read on »
Seeking Better Treatments for Brain Tumors in Children by Cancer.gov Posted Tue 25 Jan 2011 12:00am Seeking Better Treatments for Brain Tumors in Children Imaging study of a 6-year-old girl with medulloblastoma [ Click to Expand ] Minimizing the harmful side effects from cancer treatments is always important, and particularly so when treating brain tumors in children. Do ... Read on »
News Note: Perifosine Effective in Treatment of Neuroblastoma Tumors in Mice by Cancer.gov Posted Wed 12 May 2010 9:00pm News Note: Perifosine Effective in Treatment of Neuroblastoma Tumors in Mice Perifosine, an oral anticancer agent and potent inhibitor of a protein known as AKT, may be effective in the treatment of neuroblastoma, one of the most common and deadly forms of childhood cancer. NCI researchers found that perifosine dramatically inhi ... 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 »
Curcumin holds promise as treatment for brain tumors… by Margaret Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Apr 2012 12:54pm Even though I’m so amazingly busy these days–a gazillion-billion things to do–I just had to stop for a few minutes in order to post the link to a new curcumin study. Here’s an easy-to-read summary:  http://goo.gl/w0Nl6  By the way, this link may take you to a page requesting that you first become a member of Medscape. If, like me, you ... Read on »