Brain Cancer | Tumor

CURE’s brain cancer page features the latest cancer news and updates on brain cancer Through articles, videos, podcasts, and more, CURE brings readers the insights of experts, cancer survivors, patients, and advocates to ensure everyone is up to date in brain cancer.

Living With Uncertainty as a Brain Tumor Survivor in a Changing World

January 16th 2022

A brain tumor survivor explains how she chooses to approach life with acceptance of the hard times rather than trying to throw them away.

Survival With Immunotherapy in Common Brain Tumor Subtype May Be Predicted by a Biomarker

January 3rd 2022

Patients with a common brain tumor subtype that expresses ERK1/2 activation may obtain a greater survival benefit with PD-1 immunotherapy, although research needs to confirm whether this can be observed in all patients.

Top 5 Brain Cancer News Stories of 2021

December 29th 2021

From celebrity deaths to exciting new treatments, here is CURE®’s roundup of what made waves in the brain cancer space this year.

President Biden Acknowledges 50th Anniversary of National Cancer Act, Proposes Launching New Agency to Expedite Cancer Breakthroughs

December 23rd 2021

Upon recognizing the 50th anniversary of the National Cancer Act of 1971, President Joe Biden set forth his proposal for the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health.

Atlanta Anchor Jovita Moore Dies From Cancer, Journalist Boyd Huppert Shares Diagnosis and More

November 5th 2021

From the deaths of Jovita Moore and Jerry Remy due to cancer, to Boyd Huppert’s myeloma diagnosis, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Cancer Type May Help Predict Where Brain Metastases Will Occur

October 27th 2021

When a patient’s cancer spreads to the brain, their original cancer type may predict what region of the brain the metastasis occurs in, according to new findings. The research could lead to better treatment approaches in the future.

Cancer Researchers Are Expanding Options for Brain Metastases

October 14th 2021

Brain metastases are a pattern of spread we are seeing more for many tumor types as patients are living longer with metastatic cancer and we more readily use an array of brain imaging technologies when needed.

FDA Approves Welireg for Several Cancers Associated With VHL Disease

August 13th 2021

The FDA granted approval to Welireg for the treatment of patients with von Hippel-Lindau-associated kidney cancer, CNS hemangioblastomas and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.

Vaccine May Improve Survival Outcome in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Brain Cancer

June 14th 2021

The vaccine significantly improved a survival outcome over standard-of-care treatment in patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma.

Brain Cancer Interrupted My Life at the Peak of My Career

May 14th 2021

A long-term brain cancer survivor shares the story of his cancer journey and where it led his life.

The Latest Updates in the Field of Brain Cancer Research

May 14th 2021

In honor of Brain Cancer Awareness Month, CURE® spoke with an expert about the latest advances that researchers are working on for patients with this disease.

Friday Frontline: Children’s Hospital L.A. Unveils Mural of Chadwick Boseman, Astronaut Michael Collins Dies from Cancer, And More

April 30th 2021

From a mural of Chadwick Boseman in a Los Angeles children’s hospital to the death of Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

Friday Frontline: A 5-Year-Old Celebrates His Final Round of Radiation at A Boston Bruins Game, Exodus Drummer Tom Hunting Announces Cancer Diagnosis, and More

April 16th 2021

From a 5-year-old with brain cancer celebrating his final round of radiation at a hockey game to a cancer diagnosis for Exodus drummer Tom Hunting, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

FDA Recommends Early Conclusion Following Positive Results of Phase 2 Trial Assessing Novel Therapy in GBM

April 16th 2021

The FDA has recommended the manufacturer of a cell-based immunotherapy terminate a phase 2 clinical trial assessing its effectiveness in recurrent or progressive glioblastoma early and pursue a phase 3 trial which may lead to an approval.

Improving Outcomes for Patients With Brain Metastases

March 15th 2021

A Caregiver’s Perspective on Treatment Success

March 15th 2021

Feeling Supported During the Diagnosis and Treatment of Brain Metastases

March 15th 2021

Effect of Brain Metastasis Treatment on Quality of Life

March 8th 2021

Individual Assessment of Treatment Success With Brain Metastases

March 8th 2021

Personal Concerns With Treatment Options for Brain Metastases

March 1st 2021

Importance of Clinical Trial Enrollment for Patients With Brain Metastases

March 1st 2021

Factors Considered When Selecting Treatment for Brain Metastases

February 22nd 2021

Systemic Therapies Used for Cancer That Has Spread to the Brain

February 22nd 2021

Role of Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases

February 15th 2021

Discussing Goals of Treatment With Patients and Caregivers

February 15th 2021

Goals of Treatment for Cancer Which Has Spread to the Brain

February 8th 2021

The Importance of a Support System During a Diagnosis of Brain Metastases

February 8th 2021

Experiencing a Diagnosis of Brain Metastases

February 5th 2021

The Diagnosis of Brain Metastases

February 5th 2021

Online Resources for Patients with Metastatic Brain Tumors

February 3rd 2021

The American Brain Tumor Association offers a wealth of online resources for patients with metastatic brain tumors and their loved ones and caregivers.