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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.
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).
Author of
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."
 
New Agent Improves Intracranial PFS for Lung Cancer and Brain Metastases
BY Virginia Powers, Ph.D.
Icotinib greatly improved intracranial progression-free survival for patients with lung cancer who have brain metastases, according to a recent study.
A New Agent is Being Explored in Brain Cancer
BY Shannon Connelly
In the future, entrectinib may play an increasing role in the treatment of brain tumors, as well as other cancers. 
The Chronic Pain Battle
BY Samira Rajabi
We all deal with pain. For some of us, it is chronic, but we can't give up. Pain can be a tricky partner to walk along side and is different for everyone. For me, I must face it. I must try to heal it, and I must try to take steps forward, no matter how tiny they may be.
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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.