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2013-09-10 23:29:54

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a new technique that generates colored images that differentiate tumor tissue from surrounding healthy tissue. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a new technique that allows surgeons to differentiate tumor tissue from surrounding healthy tissue through colored images....

2013-09-10 08:32:02

The BIRD Foundation will support InSightec and the Focused Ultrasound Foundation in this study of scalpel-free brain surgery TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, September 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- InSightec Ltd, the global leader in MR guided focused ultrasound, announced that the first patient has been treated as part of an ExAblate Neuro Phase III pivotal trial. The trial is a multicenter, double-blinded, randomized study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of treatment using the ExAblate...

2013-09-09 08:27:39

Company invites Main Street and Wall Street investors to attend interactive real-time virtual conference NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI), developer of advanced cancer therapeutics, today announced that Jeffrey Bacha, B.Sc., MBA, president & CEO, will present at RetailInvestorConferences.com. DelMar is developing VAL-083 in U.S. and China to treat aggressive cancers. DelMar's lead drug, VAL-083, is being developed in the U.S. to treat...

2013-09-07 23:02:09

The Firm is actively filing cell phone radiation lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered brain tumors from cell phones New York, New York (PRWEB) September 07, 2013 Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing consumers in cell phone radiation lawsuits, (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/cell-phone-radiation-lawsuit.html) applauds a new effort by a consortium of health and consumers groups to convince U.S. government regulators to revamp cell phone...

2013-09-06 23:19:32

A new study in the current issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine shows how a team of scientists led by Rex Moats, Ph.D., and Karen Aboody, M.D., discovered a safe, effective way to track the migration and distribution of neural stem cells used in treating invasive brain tumors. Durham, NC (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 A new study in the current issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine shows how a team of scientists led by Rex Moats, Ph.D., and Karen Aboody, M.D., discovered a safe,...

2013-09-05 23:01:57

The Chris Elliott Fund commented on its support of Project Violet initiatives and their groundbreaking work in brain cancer. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 On August 29th, Dellann Elliott Mydland of the Chris Elliott Fund released a statement on their support of the initiatives of Project Violet: "In the 12 years that Chris Elliott Fund has provided patient support to the brain cancer community, we’ve seen how vital the development of new and innovative treatments is to...

New Laser-based Tool May Improve Accuracy Of Brain Tumor Surgery
2013-09-05 09:00:43

Harvard University In the battle against brain cancer, doctors now have a new weapon -- a new imaging technology that will make brain surgery dramatically more accurate by allowing surgeons to distinguish -- at a microscopic level -- between brain tissue and tumors. Called SRS microscopy -- short for stimulated Raman scattering -- a team of researchers that included Xiaoliang Sunney Xie, the Mallinckrodt Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Minbiao Ji, a Post-Doctoral Fellow...

2013-09-04 12:32:29

CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago's ABC7 sports anchor Rafer Weigel, son of beloved Chicago sportscaster Tim Weigel, who died of brain cancer in 2001, will honor his father and those who have been touched by brain tumors during the 5(th) Anniversary of the Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute (NBTI) Minds Matter Benefit, Oct. 4. The gala begins at 6 p.m. at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit research and...

Researchers Create 'Window' To The Brain
2013-09-03 08:41:40

University of California - Riverside University of California, Riverside researchers develop novel transparent skull implant that could provide new treatment options for disorders such as brain cancer and traumatic brain injury A team of University of California, Riverside researchers have developed a novel transparent skull implant that literally provides a "window to the brain", which they hope will eventually open new treatment options for patients with life-threatening neurological...

2013-09-03 08:27:46

DelMar Developing VAL-083 in U.S. and China to Treat Aggressive Cancers VANCOUVER, British Columbia and MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (OTCQB: DMPI), developer of advanced cancer therapeutics, will be featured as a presenting company at the 15(th) Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference, sponsored by H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC. The presentation will take place Monday, September 9(th) at 3:15 p.m. EDT in Room 7.02 at the...