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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 »
Helpful for tumors and stroke vi ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:21pm Helpful for tumors and stroke victims...having a picture ahead of time via use of and MRI and software...BD CINCINNATI, Ohio -- In brain surgery, accuracy is crucial. Surgeons typically use electrical stimulation while patients are awake to identify important areas in the brain during surgery. Now, doctors are using a new technology to ma ... Read on »
What's on your tumor biomarker wish list? by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 16 Aug 2013 11:06am Photo courtesy of Shellie Sherrod The College of American Pathologists Neuropathology Committee (pictured, minus the illustrious Dr. Aaron Wagner ) poses the following question to the neuropathology community worldwide "If you were constructing a panel of eight biomarkers there were well-established prognostic/predictive markers ... Read on »
metastatic breast cancer tumor markers by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Dec 2009 12:00am It’s the first time in a while, so I’m putting together a list of questions for the planning party with my oncologist. The first question, of course, will be Is my treatment working? We should have a new reading for my tumor markers. It’s another one of the details that is easy to obsess about. Why, I’m not sure since tumor markers are o ... Read on »
One Tumor Biopsy May Be Insufficient to Reveal Genetic Landscape by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Fri 09 Mar 2012 12:00am We are about to undergo a major change in tumor genotyping for cancer patients, possibly even before the basic protocol is broadly adopted. Not only will the genotype of a tumor be required to initially determine appropriate chemotherapy (see:  Identifying Therapeutically Relevant Genetic Abnormalities in Cancer Patients ) but the pr ... Read on »
Genetics of Wilms Tumor by Matt S. Posted Fri 17 Jul 2009 12:00am Wilms Tumor--named after the German surgeon/pathologist Max Wilms (pictured at left)--is an embryonal tumor that derives from developing kidney tissue. Wilms was the first to postulate that tumors may arise from precursor cells which arise during development, and indeed study of the molecular pathways active in these "nephroblastoma" shed ligh ... Read on »
Man with 80-90 kg tumor from Von Reckling Hausen will be operated by American experts by EyeDrD Posted Wed 26 Oct 2011 1:41pm The operation to cut off the 1m wide tumor for Nguyen Van Hai, 31, from Da Lat city, is scheduled on November 18.  Hai and his mother. Doctor Le Hoang Minh, director of the HCM City Tumor Hospital, said that the operation is scheduled to ... 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 »
MUC-1 Tumor Antigen Agonist Epitopes for Enhancing T-cell Responses to Human Tumors by nih.gov Posted Mon 26 Mar 2012 8:00pm Description of Invention: The MUC-1 tumor associated antigen has been shown to be overexpressed and/or underglycosylated in a wide range of human cancers. The C-terminus region of MUC-1 (MUC-1C) has been shown to be an oncogene and has been associated with a more aggressive phenotype in several different cancers. Scienti ... Read on »
Collagen-Seeking Synthetic Protein Could Lead Doctors to Locate Tumor Locations– Research Funded by NIH, DOD, Process Pate by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 03 Sep 2012 12:40am The Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer Office  is the intellectual property  administration that serves research and inventors as a  liaison to those interested with working with JHU research for both academic and corporate interests.   The center can offer a team effort for the creation of new drugs and treatments and help bring them to market or ... Read on »