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2012-11-29 08:29:49

The Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment at Swedish discovers that an FDA-approved treatment for alcoholism may also work for brain cancer New funds from the Ivy Foundation will further this research SEATTLE, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Swedish Medical Center announced today that the Ben and Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment (Ivy Center) will receive an additional $2.5 million grant from the Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation (Ivy...

2012-02-14 08:00:00

Advanced brain tumor treatment is now available and offers a minimally-invasive surgical option to traditional brain radiation and chemotherapy Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 Cleveland Clinic´s Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center announces the availability of AutoLITT advanced laser technology treatment for brain tumors. AutoLITT now offers patients with previously inoperable brain tumors, such as glioblastomas, a minimally invasive surgical treatment...

2009-10-21 23:01:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A major collaborative research project focused on mapping the gene activity in brain tumors was launched today. The goal of the research, known as the Ivy Glioblastoma Atlas Project (GAP), is to unlock the secrets behind one of the deadliest brain tumors known to humankind -- glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), a cancer that recently took the lives of U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy and columnist Robert Novak. The project is a partnership between the Ben...

2008-10-16 15:00:27

SEATTLE, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) today announced that as part of Swedish Medical Center's newly renovated Cherry Hill Campus, the Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment (CABTT) has now officially opened its doors to patients diagnosed with both benign and malignant brain tumors. In a move that further establishes Swedish Medical Center as a leader in the field of neuroscience, CABTT's unique facility is the first community-based center in...

2008-09-30 15:00:55

SEATTLE, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) has joined forces with the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) to fundraise for and collaborate on research they hope will lead to cures for diseases of the brain and nervous system. The new partnership brings together physicians, researchers and fundraisers from two of the most respected organizations in the Pacific Northwest. Greg Foltz. M.D., SNI neurosurgeon and head of the recently opened Center for...