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.

Deeper Research Needed With Immunotherapy in Glioblastoma

September 22nd 2016

CURE spoke with David Reardon about immunotherapy and the future of treating brain cancer.

Study Finds Insurance Status Affects Survival in Glioblastoma

August 24th 2016

Being insured by Medicaid may affect the prognosis of a patient with GBM, according to a recent study.

Proactive or Reactive Cancer Treatment (Part 2)

August 24th 2016

Greg continues his treatment journey for GBM.

End Brain Cancer: Making Life-Saving Connections

August 17th 2016

By funding research and connecting patients with researchers, doctors and clinical trials, End Brain Cancer is hoping that more people will survive the disease.

NCCN Strengthens Recommendation for Optune in Glioblastoma Multiforme

July 29th 2016

The NCCN recently designated Optune, which has been shown to slow and reverse tumor growth, a category 2A recommendation for some patients with GBM.

Improved Optune System Approved for Glioblastoma Multiforme

July 14th 2016

The FDA has approved a lighter and more convenient version of the tumor-treating field device Optune for patients with glioblastoma multiforme.

BTSM Provides a Sense of Community for Patients With Brain Tumors

July 13th 2016

CURE spoke with Liz Salmi on connecting people with brain tumors via social media.

Greg Cantwell on the Importance of Hope When Facing a GBM Diagnosis

June 23rd 2016

Greg Cantwell, founder of Greg’s Mission, discusses the importance of having hope after getting a glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) diagnosis.

Phase 3 Study of Temozolomide Could Change Standard Care for Anaplastic Glioma

June 14th 2016

Temozolomide may have survival benefits for certain patients with brain cancer, according to a recent study.

Antiangiogenic Gene Therapy, Added to Standard Treatment, Boosts Survival in Recurrent Glioblastoma

June 10th 2016

Avastin plus a novel antiangiogenic gene therapy resulted in significantly better overall survival for patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme.

Opdivo Safe, Effective in Early Stage Glioblastoma

June 9th 2016

Opdivo showed a higher-than-average OS rate and presented no grade 3/4 adverse events in patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme, according to a recent study.

Adding Chemo to Radiotherapy Improves Outcomes for Older Adults With Glioblastoma

June 5th 2016

A recent study showed that adding chemotherapy to radiotherapy after surgery for glioblastoma resulted in improved survival for elderly patients.

FDA Accelerates Development of Polio Virus Treatment for Brain Cancer

May 17th 2016

Treatment for the polio virus may eventually move into the treatment realm for brain cancer, thanks to a breakthrough therapy designation by the FDA.

Neurosurgeons Open a Window of Opportunity to Treat Glioblastoma

May 16th 2016

A recent study where glioblastoma patients underwent laser surgery to kill tumors cells proved to have extra benefits, showing promise to treating the deadly disease.

Relationships With Your Medical Professionals: Trust and Confidence

May 16th 2016

I had just moved to Minneapolis from Maui when I received my diagnosis of a glioblastoma multiforme.

Future Is Bright for Targeted Immunotherapy in Brain Cancer

April 10th 2016

Doctors are optimistic about the future of immunotherapies for the treatment of brain cancer.

What To Know About The Optune Device

March 29th 2016

Treating Glioblastoma

March 29th 2016

What is Glioblastoma?

March 29th 2016

Brain Cancer Awareness Month Highlight Reel

March 29th 2016

Future of Brain Cancer Treatment

March 29th 2016

Optune Therapy for Glioblastoma

March 29th 2016

Treatment Concerns: Quality of Life

March 29th 2016

Treatment Concerns: Financial Coverage

March 29th 2016

Additional Treatment Options for Brain Cancer

March 29th 2016

Surgery as a Treatment Option for Brain Cancer

March 29th 2016

Understanding Informed Consent Forms

March 29th 2016

What to Know About Tumor Tissue Banking

March 29th 2016

Navigating Through Brain Cancer

March 29th 2016

Understanding the Types of Brain Cancer Tumors

March 29th 2016