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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.

Importance of the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA)

January 26th 2021

Understanding Your Risk for Brain Metastases

January 26th 2021

Katie’s Journey With Stage IV Ocular Melanoma That Has Spread to the Brain

January 20th 2021

Ivy’s Journey With Stage IV Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer That Has Spread to the Brain

January 20th 2021

Discussing the Potential for Brain Metastases With Patients

January 20th 2021

Cancer Types Associated With Brain Metastases

January 20th 2021

Study Shows No Further Improvement in Prognosis of Patients with Recurrent High-Grade Glioma

December 22nd 2020

Researchers try new drug combination to improve overall survival in patients with recurrent high-grade glioma, but are unsuccessful.

FDA Approves Investigational New Drug Application of Novel Therapy for Brain Cancer, Allowing the Treatment to Be Studied in Humans

December 21st 2020

The approval of an investigational new drug application will allow Berubicin’s manufacturer to begin studying the investigational drug in adults with glioblastoma who have previously failed their first treatment.

How Joe Biden’s Experience With Cancer Influenced My Journey

December 10th 2020

President-elect has a well known personal relationship with cancer as his son Beau Biden was diagnosed with glioblastoma and passed from this disease. This high-profile journey and story had an impact on my own journey with cancer.

Friday Frontline: NCI Research Project Identifies Genomic Mutations That Helped “Exceptional Responders”, a 15-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Dies of COVID-19, And More

November 27th 2020

From the National Cancer Institute releasing promising research data into the genomic mutations that helped “exceptional responders” survive on treatment when others didn’t, to a 15-year-old Kentucky cancer survivor dying from COVID-19, here’s what’s happening in the cancer landscape this week.

FDA Accelerates Approval of Danyelza for Children and Adults with Relapsed or Refractory High-Risk Neuroblastoma

November 25th 2020

The Food and Drug Administration’s approval of Danyelza comes as a result of two trials that assessed the efficacy of the drug in patients with relapsed or refractory high-risk neuroblastoma in the bone or bone marrow who did not have sufficient response to prior therapies.

What it Was Like to Lose My Niece to Cancer

September 20th 2020

The call that raised the hair on my arms, which is the one I least expected, came at 7:30 a.m. during a sales meeting.

There are No ‘Right’ Answers When it Comes to Cancer

September 16th 2020

As a caregiver, you rarely have 10 seconds to think or reflect on anything, but with my husband gone now, I find myself looking back more than ever. There are so many things we did right, and so many things I’ll probably always feel unsure of.

Laughing In The Face of A Brain Tumor

August 23rd 2020

After receiving a stage 4 glioblastoma diagnosis, one woman taps into her sense of humor — and turns that into a book.

CURE's Top Stories: July 2020

August 3rd 2020

Each month, we take a look back at the most popular CURE® stories. Here are the top five stories for July 2020.

Pushing Glioblastoma Awareness Toward A Happier Ending

July 21st 2020

In honor of the second annual Glioblastoma Awareness Day in the United States, Erica Finamore shares her story of the journey and untimely passing of her husband Jon Marc. But how that passing has still given to the research of brain cancer.

Having a Say in Shaping Brain Cancer Treatment

May 13th 2020

The EndBrainCancer Initiative wants patient concerns reflected in national treatment guidelines.

Friday Frontline: Cancer Updates, Research and Education on April 24, 2020

April 24th 2020

From a skin cancer survivor raising money for the fight against the novel coronavirus to a Cleveland Browns fan who has survived a rare brain tumor helping to open the broadcast of Thursday’s NFL Draft, here’s what is making headlines in the cancer space this week.

Yellow Tagged at my Infusion - It's Better to be Safe than Sorry

April 9th 2020

Going in for an infusion amid the coronavirus pandemic with a possible "symptom" of COVID-19 and wondering what risks lie ahead.

Cancer Sucks, Especially During A Pandemic

April 1st 2020

At the best of times, cancer is a difficult burden to bear, but in the midst of a pandemic, it's especially worse. But patients with cancer know the way out is by going through.

Long Term Chemo Brain Struggles

February 27th 2020

One survivor offers her suggestions to handle chemo brain as she copes with her almost-10-year-old chemo brain.

When Living With Serious Illness, What is Considered Courageous?

January 21st 2020

With the start of a new decade, a brain cancer patient discovers what may be the most courageous way to move forward in his life.

Friday Frontline: Cancer Updates, Research and Education on January 17, 2020

January 17th 2020

From a weight loss drug’s possible cancer risk to a shocking cancer revelation in the death of ESPN reporter Edward Aschoff, here’s what is making headlines in the cancer space this week.

Ibrance Shows Promise in Patients with Brain Metastases Who Harbor a CDK Pathway Alteration

December 19th 2019

New findings show that Ibrance has the potential to help patients with brain metastases that harbor a CDK pathway alteration.

Friday Frontline: Cancer Updates, Research and Education on December 13, 2019

December 13th 2019

From a bill that would improve access to care for patients with stage 4 cancer to the death of Roxette lead singer Marie Fredrikksson, here’s what is making headlines in the cancer space this week.

Being Prepared for Cancer

December 11th 2019

Friends would often ask me why I was doing all this running and biking. I had no answer for them. Now, looking back, I know that God was preparing me for the biggest race of my life: my cancer journey!

Common Mutations Could Lead to Targeted Treatment for Patients with Brain Metastases

December 3rd 2019

While scientists have a limited understanding of how brain metastases genetically evolve from their primary tumor, research presented at the Society for Neuro-Oncology’s Annual Meeting may have identified a connection between genetic mutations and treatment options that could offer patients improved outcomes.

Clinical Trial Investigating an Immunotherapy Vaccine for Patients with GBM to Open in 2020

November 27th 2019

Researchers developed SurVaxM to help stimulate an immune response in patients with glioblastoma.

The Season of Yes

November 26th 2019

"I’m trying to turn my season of yes into a season of consideration. A season in which I weigh what I can do, with what I’d like to do, and with a radical honesty with my community around what that means and what a low-impact, beautiful, accepting, good life looks like. I hope that season lasts for a long time."

Drafted as a Soldier of Cancer

November 8th 2019

After receiving a diagnosis of medulloblastoma at age 11, one woman has lived decades with the disease as her uninvited companion. Now, she writes, speaks and advocates for others facing cancer.