Latest brain metastases Stories
ATLANTA and PHILADELPHIA, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2010 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Meeting, May 1-5 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Elekta will host a series of presentations highlighting Elekta NeuromagÂ®, a tool that measures and records brain activity using magnetoencephalography (MEG) technology.
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex:YMI, TSX:YM), announced that the FDA has advised the Company that it may now enroll patients at US clinical sites into two ongoing randomized, double-blind Phase II trials of its lead product, nimotuzumab.
Up to 25% of cancer patients develop metastases in the brain â€“ often long after successful treatment of the primary tumor.
New tool is first evidence-based, multidisciplinary treatment guidelines developed.
The first national treatment guidelines for brain metastases, which account for nearly 500,000 new cancers annually in the United States, were released today at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons in New Orleans.
Addition of whole brain radiation to treatment regimen results in greater learning and memory problems.
Whole-brain radiotherapy should not be given routinely to all patients whose cancer has spread to the brain, say researchers who found that using it after surgery or radiosurgery in patients with a limited number of brain metastases and stable cancer in the rest of the body did not extend lives or help patients remain functionally independent for longer.
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc.
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two leading cancer centers have carried out groundbreaking radiosurgery treatments for multiple brain metastases using new RapidArc radiotherapy technology from Varian Medical Systems .
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