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2013-08-29 23:04:16

Led by WPI, a multi-institution team is developing a system that combines an MRI-guided robot with ablation by high-intensity ultrasound to accurately destroy tumors without damaging surrounding tissue. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 With a five-year, $3 million R01 award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), through the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a team of researchers led by Gregory Fischer, PhD, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and robotics...

2013-08-24 23:03:25

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a new technique being used by surgeons that allows them to see the entirety of brain tumors. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 24, 2013 On August 24, Voices Against Brain Cancer comments on a new technique being used by surgeons that allows them to light up brain tumors, making it possible to see them in their entirety. According to an August 19th article published by My Suncoast titled,...

2013-07-24 10:14:56

Noninvasive molecular diagnosis could guide, improve treatment choice Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers and their colleagues have used digital versions of a standard molecular biology tool to detect a common tumor-associated mutation in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of patients with brain tumors. In their report being published in the open-access journal Molecular Therapy – Nucleic Acids, the investigators describe using advanced forms of the...

2013-07-19 23:17:03

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on the discovery of a Nano drug that may aid in treatment of brain tumors. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 On July 19, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on the discovery of a Nano drug, SapC-DOPS, that may aid in treating brain tumors. According to a July 17, 2013 article published on MedicalXpress.com entitled...

2013-05-07 23:03:28

Advocates from across the country joined the National Brain Tumor Society in meeting with congressional leaders to discuss the importance of cancer research funding and oral chemotherapy parity. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, today held their annual “Head to the Hill” advocacy day in Washington, D.C. The event drew hundreds of brain tumor advocates from across the...

2013-05-03 23:02:30

New Jersey neurosurgical practice offers Minimally Invasive Treatments, Community Awareness and a Partnership of Hope Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Brain cancer is the second leading cause of cancer- related deaths in children and young adults. Early detection is extremely important when dealing with cancerous and benign brain tumors. For this reason, Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) has launched an awareness campaign to educate the community on the importance of choosing a...

2013-04-05 23:00:13

Voices Against Brain Cancer (VABC) responds to an article posted by Bioscience Technology detailing how the blockage of molecular pathways in the brain may be a contributing factor to the development of brain tumors. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 On April 5, 2013, Voices Against Brain Cancer (VABC) responds to an article posted by Bioscience Technology detailing how the blockage of molecular pathways in the brain could be a contributing factor in the development of brain tumors. The...

2013-03-20 08:25:49

Brain Cancer is the Second Leading Cause of Children's Cancer-Related Deaths in the United States MIAMI, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Brain Tumors do not discriminate. A recent study by the American Brain Tumor Association revealed that brain-specific tumors are a risk at any age, but are statistically more frequent in children and older adults. Metastatic brain tumors - those that begin as a cancer elsewhere in the body and spread to the brain - are more common in adults than...

2013-03-11 23:02:40

Girl´s Night Out Event is to honor those affected by brain tumors and brain cancer. All proceeds from the night and weekend will go directly to the Chris Elliott Fund. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 The Chris Elliott Fund (CEF) is pleased to announce the Girls Night Out benefit event on Thursday March 21st from 5-8pm, in Woodinville, Washington. The event is in partnership with glassybaby, Woodinville-based winery JM Cellars, and Butler Valet. All of the night´s wine and...

2013-02-01 23:00:58

Following a Futurity.org article which reports on a new agent that allows doctors to see tumors more clearly on brain scans, a representative from Voices Against Brain Cancer applauds the technology. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 On February 1, Voices Against Brain Cancer (VABC) responds to a new contrast agent that doctors are using to make brain tumors glow in order to see them more clearly and define their margins. A recent article from Futurity.org states that “the...