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Optune Patient Journey: Meet Chad
Watch a video about Chad, a patient using Optune.
Learn how Chad manages his treatment while enjoying his favorite activities.
Caring With Confidence: Study Examines Caregiver Mastery and Patient Survival in GBM
BY Brielle Urciuoli
A recent study found that the level of family caregiver mastery may have an effect on the survival of patients with glioblastoma.
Looking Ahead: Combination Offers New Hope For Glioblastoma
BY Katie Kosko
A drug combination is showing promise in mouse models and may lead to a new treatment option for patients with glioblastoma.
What's Next for Brain Cancer Treatment?
BY Brielle Urciuoli
Experts from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute discuss upcoming advances in the field of brain cancer treatment and research.
Higher Blood Sugar May Mean Lower Risk of Brain Cancer
BY Allie Casey
While other cancers seem to occur more frequently in people with high blood sugar, that is not the case for brain cancer, according to a recent study.
Redefining Strength for the Trauma Sufferer
BY Samira Rajabi
There are so many ideas of what it is to be strong, but what if strength lies in being honest, being vulnerable and being ourselves?
10 Essential Facts About Brain Tumor Awareness Month From a 19-Year Survivor
BY Jeannine Walston
Learn about National Brain Tumor Awareness Month, featuring clear brain tumor facts and the need for brain tumor research, from a 19-year brain tumor survivor.
Clinical Trial to Offer Insight Into Newly Diagnosed Patients With Glioblastoma
BY Katie Kosko
Glioblastomas are difficult to treat, but researchers are hopeful that clinical trials will lead to new developments.
15-Year Malignant Brain Tumor Survivor Defies the Odds, Vows to Improve Quality of Life for Others
BY Katie Kosko
Malignant tumors of the brain or spinal cord represent about 1 percent of all cancers. Michael Feuerstein, Ph.D., M.P.H., is among that small percentage.
 
Tumor Treating Fields Improve Survival in Glioblastoma
BY Lauren M. Green
Patients with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) saw a 37 percent reduced risk of death and increased overall survival (OS) when treated with tumor treating fields (TTFields), according to a landmark analysis of the findings from the EF-14 trial.
Research Advances to Improve Treatments for Patients with GBM
BY Lauren M. Green
As researchers test new treatments for GBM, understanding the unique needs of patients with this diagnosis and their caregivers remains crucial.
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Information about treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and vaccine therapy
Adult Brain Tumors Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of adult brain tumors.
Childhood Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors Treatment Overview (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of various childhood brain tumors.
Childhood Brain Stem Glioma Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of childhood brain stem glioma.
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