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2014-07-11 23:09:19

Capital Institute for Neurosciences Begins Clinical Trial Delivering Chemotherapy Directly to Brain Tumors Starting with Incision in Leg Hopewell, NJ (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 The Capital Institute for Neurosciences at Capital Health today announced it has performed the first procedure in a clinical trial that delivers chemotherapy to brain tumors through a catheter inserted in the leg. During the procedure, done at Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell, Dr. Erol Veznedaroglu, an...

2014-07-02 16:24:28

In this phase two study, 50 percent of glioblastoma patients lived for two years, an encouraging result for one of the most deadly cancers that often kills patients within one year of diagnosis CHICAGO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients newly diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) and treated with an experimental cancer vaccine made from the patient's own tumor in addition to standard of care lived longer compared to those who received standard of care alone,...

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...

2014-05-20 23:08:25

Barnes-Jewish Hospital was one of the first hospitals in the country to offer patients the opportunity to have brain surgery using technology that reduced the need for follow-up surgery. Now, its neurosurgery team has reached a milestone by performing more than 1,000 cases using its moveable intraoperative MRI system – more than any other center in the United States. St. Louis (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Barnes-Jewish Hospital was one of the first hospitals in the country to offer patients the...

2014-05-19 08:28:02

A registry of 457 recurrent glioblastoma patients shows that patients treated commercially with NovoTTF Therapy in 2012 and 2013 achieved the longest median overall survival yet shown in non-experimental use for patients with recurrent glioblastoma NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novocure, a commercial stage oncology company, announced today that an analysis of the efficacy and safety data from its U.S. patient registry will be published as part of the 50(th) meeting of the...

2014-03-18 12:31:04

Central Texas CyberKnife center marks nine years of cancer care AUSTIN, Texas, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Austin CyberKnife marks an important milestone in cancer care with the treatment of its 1,000th patient. University Medical Center Brackenridge, launched the CyberKnife program in 2005 and focused primarily on the treatment of brain tumors. Austin CyberKnife has since expanded the clinical applications of CyberKnife to treat other areas of the body, such as the lungs,...

2014-01-20 23:25:33

ANS adds newest team member, Dr. Yaron Moshel, known for his specialized training in skull base surgery and his approach to removing complex brain tumors in eloquent brain regions. Moristown,NJ (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Yaron A. Moshel, MD, PhD, recently joined Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS). Dr. Moshel is known in the medical community for his approach to removing brain tumors and uses technology including computer-guided navigation, awake functional brain mapping, endoscopy,...

2013-12-28 23:02:56

In response to an article published by KFor.com, Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a minimally intrusive brain surgery that was proven to be successful for an Oklahoma City brain cancer patient. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 28, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, responds to an article published by KFor.com on December 17th, which discusses a new...

2013-09-24 23:34:41

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, discusses a specific protein being found in nearly 100 percent of high-grade meningiomas, suggesting a new target for cancer therapies. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer discusses a specific protein that is being found in nearly 100 percent of high-grade meningiomas, the most common form of brain tumor. According to a September 16, 2013 article published by...


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  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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