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Guest Blog: What I learned as a caregiver to a brain tumor patient

The role of a caregiver is extremely difficult to play  but it’s also crucial. Unfortunately, it is often overlooked. Living with and caring for a brain tumor patient can be an incredibly emotional experience for both the caregiver as well as the patient. From handling a rollercoaster of emotions and frequent confusion, during diagnosis, to preparing for […]

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 […]

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