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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.

Matching Patients with the Support They Need

March 29th 2016

Role of a Neuro-Oncology Research Associate

March 29th 2016

The Detection of Brain Tumors

March 29th 2016

Megan's Journey with Brain Cancer

March 29th 2016

ABTA: Saving Lives Through Funding Research

March 22nd 2016

Rintega (Rindopepimut) Misses Survival Endpoint in Phase 3 Glioblastoma Trial

March 11th 2016

The immunotherapy will continue to be offered in the phase 3 trial and compassionate use programs.

Changing the Face of Brain Cancer, One Patient at a Time

March 10th 2016

With dedication to research and advocacy, the National Brain Tumor Society is making strides in treatment of brain cancer.

Medical Illustration: Novel Treatments for Glioblastoma

March 9th 2016

Medical illustrations by Erin Moore explaining novel treatments for glioblastoma.

Thea's Star of Hope: How Small Cancer Funds Can Make a Big Difference

March 8th 2016

An organization does not have to be huge to do great things. In fact, armed with a dedicated board and a spunky child, Thea's Star of Hope is helping make advancements in pediatric brain cancer.

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure (ABC2) Drives Breakthroughs in Research

March 8th 2016

Over the last 15 years, and with more goals in 2016, ABC2 (Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure) advances breakthroughs in brain cancer research. Learn more in a conversation with Max Wallace the ABC2 CEO.

Brain Trust: Cutting-Edge Treatments for Glioblastoma on the Rise

March 1st 2016

New treatments, such as immunotherapy, are continuing to prove successful for patients with glioblastoma, one of the most dangerous cancers.

Personalizing Care for Children With Medulloblastoma

February 22nd 2016

The coming years look promising for advances in treatment of pediatric brain cancer, according to Matthias A. Karajannis.

Faced With a Grim Diagnosis, Patients With Brain Cancer Are Not Alone

February 22nd 2016

On Solidarity in Illness and in Health: If We Must Suffer, Let's Suffer Together

February 19th 2016

Ill or not, so many people suffer. But perhaps in sharing that suffering we can change the face of illness, health, suffering and everything in between.

Striving to Answer the Big Questions in Brain Cancer Care

February 19th 2016

Andrew S. Chi discusses some of the exciting new advancements for treatment of brain cancer.

Finding Inner Strength and Self-Care for Cancer Patients

January 12th 2016

Learn about inner strength, self-care and other helpful skills to feel better through the Reimagine Core Program.

Immunotherapy in Brain Cancer: Progress Continues, but Questions Remain

January 7th 2016

To gain insight into the research needed in glioblastoma, we interviewed Robert M. Prins, an associate professor in residence at UCLA.

Kay Verble Discusses a Study to Characterize Long-Term Survivors of GBM

January 6th 2016

Kay Verble discusses a research endeavor to characterize long-term survivors of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).

Greg Cantwell on Supporting and Educating GBM Patients

December 22nd 2015

Greg Cantwell, a survivor of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) and the founder of Greg's Mission, discusses the need to support and educate patients with GBM.

Sherry Fox on What It Means to Be a GBM Hero

December 21st 2015

Sherry Fox accepts her award as one of our 2015 GBM Heroes.

Santosh Kesari on Thinking Outside the Box in GBM Research

December 21st 2015

Santosh Kesari discusses the need to think outside the box when conducting research in glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).

The Moment Explodes: Managing Expectations As I Approach Another Surgery

December 7th 2015

We often have to face things in illnesses that feel bigger than we think we can manage, yet somehow we balance the fear with the hope and find humanity in the process.

Good Family Functioning Crucial to Treatment, Recovery, Survivorship

December 5th 2015

The responsibility of caregiving is increasingly being placed on family members.

Valerie Harper Pays Tribute to Our GBM Heroes

December 2nd 2015

Award-winning actress and author Valerie Harper pays tribute to CURE's inaugural class of GBM Heroes.

Testing Immunotherapies in Brain Cancer Requires Careful Management of Toxicities

November 30th 2015

Immunotherapies continue to be studied and approved across multiple tumor types, among them, malignancies of the central nervous system.

Mark R. Gilbert Discusses Glioblastoma Research

November 30th 2015

CURE spoke with Gilbert at the 2015 Society for Neuro-Oncology Annual Meeting, a meeting of over 1,000 oncology professionals.

Above and Beyond: A Celebration of Heroes of Glioblastoma

November 21st 2015

It was a night filled with inspiration, shared purpose and hope, as four heroes who have given selflessly in their efforts to improve the lives of people impacted by glioblastoma were honored at the 1st Annual Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) Heroes Awards.

FDA Expands Optune's Glioblastoma Multiforme Indication

October 6th 2015

The approval was based on findings from the phase 3 EF-14 trial.

24 Tips to Create Comfort During Cancer

September 24th 2015

No doubt, dealing with cancer can be overwhelming. Learn 24 tips to find levels of comfort during cancer and support healing in the process.

Molecular Subtype Proves to Be Prognostic Factor in Newly Diagnosed Gliomas

September 16th 2015

This reanalysis confirmed that there is no difference for a radiotherapy-first versus a chemotherapy-first strategy in this setting, but there is a major difference in long-term outcomes for molecular stratification independent of treatment.