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Innovations in Brain Tumor Treatments & Research

A version of the following article appeared originally in a special insert/section of USA TODAY today on 3/23/2016 called “Brain Health,” produced by Mediaplanet USA, as part of its “Future of Personal Health” campaign. Recent innovations in research, and new discoveries about how brain tumors behave, are delivering promise for more and better treatments tomorrow With […]

Potential Glioblastoma Treatments Entering The Pivotal Phase of Evaluation

Jump Ahead to List of Trials Glioblastoma (GBM) is the most common and aggressive malignant brain tumor and, regrettably, very limited treatment options exist for these patients. The current standard-of-care for newly diagnosed patients is surgery, followed by radiation and chemotherapy (with temozolomide), and, in some cases, use of the tumor-treating-field device, Optune. If and […]

Matthew Tifft: A Brain Tumor Survivor Who ‘Can’t Drive 25’

On Saturday, March 4, 2017 Matthew Tifft, a rookie NASCAR driver on the Xfinity Series who survived a brain tumor, got behind the wheel of his number 19 car in Atlanta, Georgia for the Rinnai 250. Matt is an up-and-coming star for the vaunted Joe Gibbs Racing team, and he was driving a very unique […]

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