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November 21st 2017
Can a certain diet improve cancer outcomes?
November 20th 2017
Immunotherapies are largely unavailable to patients with brain cancer, but many of these approaches are being studied both in labs and in clinical trials, and there is hope that they will eventually play a role in the treatment of gliomas.
November 20th 2017
Quality-of-life care has benefits from the outset for these patients, but because some might confuse it with end-of-life support, neuro-oncologists may be hesitant about introducing it.
November 17th 2017
At its third annual gala, the magazine honored four professionals for their work helping people with glioblastoma.
November 14th 2017
When our bodies have experienced trauma, it is so easy to live in fear of what else may go wrong. But accepting that we don't know what will happen to us also means accepting that the worst is not always inevitable. Sometimes, despite our fears, we still thrive, and that is a reason to recognize that even if you've suffered, you can still be OK.
October 16th 2017
Those of us who have suffered often fear what can go wrong with them. But the more we know our bodies, the more we can love them and ourselves.
October 13th 2017
David Reardon, M.D., clinical director at the Center for Neuro-oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, breaks down a common misconception that many people have about glioblastoma (GBM).
October 4th 2017
Both oncologists and primary care physicians do not provide adequate care to fully address cancer survivorship needs. Learn about why and solutions for people in their cancer journey.
September 27th 2017
David Reardon, M.D., clinical director at the Center for Neuro-oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, offers advice for patients who have recently been diagnosed with glioblastoma (GBM).
September 19th 2017
In early 2015, Zika outbreaks caused widespread panic in many parts of North and South America. However, now researchers are exploring the possibility of putting the virus to good use: fighting glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most deadly type of brain cancer.
September 14th 2017
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first ever biosimilar to treat a variety of cancers.
September 11th 2017
Every six months, I get an MRI to check for recurrence or growth of my brain tumor. This is one of those times. To prepare for tomorrow, I try to remember not to forgo today.
September 8th 2017
A phase 2 trial – which is still enrolling patients – is investigating multiple targeted agents for the treatment of patients with glioblastoma (GBM).
August 23rd 2017
Moving with a health problem comes with the logistical challenge of finding resources in a new place which is a task conquered through patience, kindness and a lot of organization.
August 19th 2017
The designation recognizes that the vaccine, an immunotherapy called SurVaxM, would treat a rare disease, defined as one that affects a patient population of less than 200,000 Americans. However, because it acts on a protein that appears in 80 percent of cancers generally, SurVaxM may have wider applications.
August 10th 2017
The Defeat GBM Research Collaborative is an effort based around three broad ideas: five years, $10 million and a question.
July 26th 2017
A 15-year brain tumor survivor offers advice and talks about advances since his diagnosis.
July 24th 2017
There are a number of treatment methods being explored to treat glioblastoma.
July 22nd 2017
For many with glioblastoma, there’s no clear path after standard therapy, but scientists are exploring an array of new options.
July 20th 2017
Senator John McCain was diagnosed with an aggressive glioblastoma after going to the Mayo Clinic for a routine exam.
July 12th 2017
A patient's diet may have a great impact on their brain cancer outcomes, according to a recent review.
June 28th 2017
Anne Llewellyn knows how to be a good nurse. For nearly 40 years, she took care of others in the Emergency Department and Respiratory Intensive Care. Her perspective of the health care industry changed a bit after she became the patient. Diagnosed with a central nervous system brain tumor in November 2014, Llewellyn had to become her own advocate, along with the help of her husband.
June 22nd 2017
A recent study found that the level of family caregiver mastery may have an effect on the survival of patients with glioblastoma.
June 20th 2017
A drug combination is showing promise in mouse models and may lead to a new treatment option for patients with glioblastoma.
May 30th 2017
Experts from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute discuss upcoming advances in the field of brain cancer treatment and research.
May 24th 2017
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.
May 17th 2017
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?
May 15th 2017
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.
April 18th 2017
Glioblastomas are difficult to treat, but researchers are hopeful that clinical trials will lead to new developments.