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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.
Soles of Inspiration: Cancer Survivor Ran a Marathon on Each Continent to Raise Awareness, Funds
BY Brielle Urciuoli
BethAnn Telford recently spent a week running a marathon a day on each of the seven continents to raise money and awareness for childhood cancers. This is after her own brain cancer diagnosis more than a decade ago. 
Exploring the Use of Tumor Treating Fields in Grade 3 Brain Cancer
BY Shannon Connelly
Though now used for patients with grade 4 brain tumors, tumor treating fields are being tested for use in grade 3 tumors.
Genetics Can Help Determine Brain Tumor Risk
BY Shannon Connelly
Genetics can help determine a patient's risk of developing a brain tumor, as well as what treatments may work.
Discussing the World Health Organization's New Brain Tumor Classification
BY Greg Kennelty
The World Health Organization (WHO) reclassified some types of brain cancers, giving a clearer outline on how to treat them.
Miracles Do Happen in GBM
BY Dellann Elliott Mydland
Dellann Elliott Mydland, founder and president of the EndBrainCancer Initiative and 2016 GBM Hero, discusses how miracles do happen in the world of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), and people survive.
Fran Drescher: Living
BY Fran Drescher

Fran Drescher, actress, author and 16-year cancer survivor, spoke at CURE's GBM Heroes event.
Combo Shows No Additional Benefit in Glioblastoma
BY Lisa Miller
The combination of onartuzumab and Avastin (bevacizumab) showed no additional benefit for patients with glioblastoma, according to a recent study.
Gary Mervis on Putting Cancer on the
BY Gary Mervis
​Gary Mervis, 2016 GBM Hero and founder of Camp Good Days and Special times, Inc., discusses the need for research in the field of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).
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BY Beth Fand Incollingo
Author Anna Dewdney died of brain cancer, but instead of having funeral arrangements, she asked that people spend their time reading to children.
Sumul Raval Tells Patients With GBM,
BY Sumul Raval, M.D.
Sumul N. Raval, M.D., founder and director of the Zocchi Brain Tumor Center at Monmouth Medical Center and 2016 GBM hero, tells his patients, "I'm your quarterback."
 
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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.