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Killing Cancer: VICE Special Available for Free Viewing This Week

Early spring was a very exciting time for brain tumor and cancer research, as two major TV events lit up television sets across the U.S., bringing much needed attention to the cause and offering a glimpse at the hope that is on the horizon. First, a March 27th episode of “60 Minutes” devoted two segments […]

Brain Tumor Groups Come Together for New Imaging Effort

When an athlete injures their knee, ankle, shoulder, etc. they will often need to go for an “MRI” to determine the extent of the damage done to the affected area. And in most cases the MRI will be able to diagnose the issues with relative ease, accuracy and expediency. Most Americans are familiar with MRIs […]

President Carter’s Diagnosis – Explaining Secondary (Metastatic) Brain Cancer

Former President Jimmy Carter announced earlier today that he has been diagnosed with melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, which has spread to his brain. What does this mean? Is this the same as brain cancer? If not, what’s the difference? Cancer that begins in one spot of the body and then spreads […]

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