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2014-07-30 23:14:01

With the rising popularity of “boutique surgeries” being offered by less qualified specialists, ANS has launched an awareness campaign to educate the community on the importance of choosing a neurosurgeon for an accurate diagnosis and to dismiss the idea that you only go to a neurosurgeon when surgery is needed. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Stroke Treatment Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists continues to be a leader in the war against stroke. In 2012, ANS became the first...

2014-07-30 08:33:10

Article in "Neurosurgery" describes how RapidArc Radiosurgery treatments can be specially optimized to treat multiple brain metastases at the same time PALO ALTO, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RapidArc(®) Radiosurgery can be used to deliver treatments for multiple brain metastases that are substantially less time consuming and comparable in quality to Gamma Knife(® )(GK) treatments, according to a new research study recently posted online and slated for publication in the...

2014-07-28 23:05:11

National Brain Tumor Society connects biotech company to researchers’ technology. Hershey, PA & Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc. (ITI) has entered into collaboration agreements with two researchers to further develop potential treatments for glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most common and deadly malignant brain tumor, in combination with their patented vaccine platform, LAMP-vax. The agreements, recently executed by ITI and Duke University, are based...

2014-07-25 23:03:33

Sue Ward to Join the ABTA from American Cancer Society Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) announced today that Sue Ward, most recently Talent Development Trainer of Distinguished Events, and Corporate and Special Events Manager - Partnerships and Experience for the American Cancer Society, will be joining the ABTA in the newly created position of Director, National Volunteer Programs. Ward will oversee the roll out of a nationwide brain tumor...

2014-07-25 23:03:31

Brain tumor community’s passion for increased awareness underscores need to reach more people locally with education and support. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) today unveiled branding of its new volunteer network “ABTA CommYOUnity™” during its annual patient and family conference in Chicago. “This is a pivotal time for the brain tumor community as we – the first and now only national organization providing patient and caregiver support...

2014-07-25 23:03:29

First comprehensive brain tumor volunteer network all about ‘YOU’. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 “You have a brain tumor.” These five words change the lives of more than 500 people and their loved ones across the U.S. every day. According to the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA), a brain tumor diagnosis is typically met with confusion and uncertainty as families struggle to process the diagnosis, learn a new and difficult vocabulary, and make critical decisions about a...

2014-07-25 23:03:27

Brian Olson Discusses Diagnosis, Importance of Patient Resources and Support Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 There are 700,000 people in the U.S. living with a brain tumor, and 500 diagnosed each day. Though when someone hears the words, “you have a brain tumor,” they often feel alone, confused and are unsure of the next step and where to turn. The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) is helping people figure out that next step by providing and pursuing the answers patients so...

2014-07-25 23:03:22

Experts at the American Brain Tumor Association’s annual conference report findings and dispel myths Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Today, nearly 700,000 people in the U.S. are living with a brain tumor, and yet, when it comes to pinpointing causes or risk factors, scientists are still searching for answers. “Right now, we don’t know who, we don’t know when, and we don’t know why people develop brain tumors,” said Elizabeth M. Wilson, MNA, president & CEO, American...

2014-07-25 23:03:18

Harvard Neuro-Oncologist presents latest brain tumor research and treatment options at American Brain Tumor Association’s annual conference. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Progress in understanding the molecular genetics of brain tumors has ushered in a new era of promising brain tumor treatments, according to Patrick Wen, MD, professor of neurology, Harvard Medical School, director of the Center for Neuro-Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. At the American Brain Tumor...

2014-07-24 16:27:44

Company's fiscal year will change from December 31 to June 30 VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar" "the company") announced today that the company's board of directors approved a change of the company's fiscal year from December 31 to June 30. Accordingly, DelMar will file a Transition Form 10K on or before September 30, 2014. Jeffrey Bacha, president and CEO of DelMar stated, "The...


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