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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...

2014-06-17 23:06:04

Neurosurgeon Peter Nakaji has published four academic papers with colleagues, each discussing technology and the intraoperative diagnosis of brain tumors. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Acclaimed neurosurgeon Peter Nakaji has joined with several of his colleagues to publish four academic papers discussing methods of diagnosing tumors in the human brain. These methods would allow for the diagnosis of tumors either in the operating room during brain surgery or shortly thereafter....

2014-05-30 23:13:15

Dr. Moshel of ANS Discusses the ANS Skull Base Surgery Center and the Future of Brain Tumor Surgery Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 ANS and Dr. Yaron Moshel offer answers to some common questions they receive about the ANS Skull Base Center and what the future holds for Brain Tumor Surgery. What is the ANS Skull Base Surgery Center? Skull base surgery is a form of highly specialized brain surgery that reaches the undersurface of the brain, an area historically considered very delicate...

2014-05-16 12:20:36

UC Health News Just because you can’t see something doesn’t mean it’s not there. Brain tumors are an extremely serious example of this and are not only difficult to treat—both adult and pediatric patients have a five-year survival rate of only 30 percent—but also have even been difficult to image, which could provide important information for deciding next steps in the treatment process. However, Cincinnati Cancer Center research studies published in an April online issue...

2014-05-15 23:13:19

May is brain tumor awareness month. ANS in Morristown discusses Next-Generation Treatments, Community Awareness and their program Partnership of Hope. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Brain tumors are the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in children and young adults ages 15- 34. For over 50 years, Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) has maintained their core value that the needs of their patients come first. This means constantly striving toward the application of...

2014-04-16 16:26:51

In association with the Friends of Jaclyn charity, Upper Deck created a special "Star Rookie" card for this brave pediatric brain cancer patient. CARLSBAD, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upper Deck has joined forces with the Friends of Jaclyn charity to shine a light on some of the incredible children who have been the inspiration for collegiate teams throughout the nation by creating trading cards of them with their respective teams. Upper Deck is excited to announce the...

2014-02-12 23:26:13

Brain Tumors are now the leading cancer that causes death in children and the rate adults are getting brain tumors on the same side of the head as their mobile is held now has many questioning cell phone radiation safety. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Could cell phone radiation from towers, wifi and wireless hand-held devices be responsible for a shocking increase in brain tumors over the last 10 years? According to the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada, brain tumors are...

2014-02-07 13:24:38

A genetic disorder that affects about 1 in every 2,500 births can cause a bewildering array of clinical problems, including brain tumors, impaired vision, learning disabilities, behavioral problems, heart defects and bone deformities. The symptoms and their severity vary among patients affected by this condition, known as neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a patient’s gender as a clear and simple...

2013-12-30 23:01:43

Nationally recognized neurosurgery pioneer, Phillip B. “Jay” Storm, M.D., has been appointed chief of the Division of Neurosurgery at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, effective January 1, 2014. (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Phillip B. “Jay” Storm, M.D., has been appointed chief of the Division of Neurosurgery at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), effective January 1, 2014. Dr. Storm has served as an attending surgeon at CHOP since 2004. He is also an...

2013-12-04 23:01:32

Dr. Roy Patchell, an internationally known leader in neuro-oncology, has joined Capital Institute for Neurosciences as Director of Neuro-Oncology, further elevating the Institute as a national leader in the area of neurosciences. Dr. Patchell’s research has been instrumental in defining the treatments used for patients with brain and spinal tumors. Hopewell Township, NJ (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Dr. Roy Patchell, an internationally known leader in neuro-oncology, has joined Capital...


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