I was told the tumor was inoperable and I had two years to live if I received chemotherapy and radiation. Just two years.
For one man, the first sign came when he mixed up words while ordering lunch in a restaurant. For a little girl, it began with a loss of balance and changes in hearing.
The most common malignant primary brain tumor is called glioblastoma multiforme. These tumors are often aggressive and infiltrate surrounding brain tissue.
A Phase I clinical trial, funded by the American Cancer Society and launched through Roswell Park Cancer Institute's Center for Imm
One week before my brother was set to study business in Singapore this summer, Dr. Metchler delivered his alarming news.
When my brother was diagnosed with cancer, my family’s priorities were clear: his health came first. But eventually, we also had to return to work.
When my brother was diagnosed with brain cancer, it changed all of our lives, in ways big and small. The texture of reality shifted as anxiety and uncertainty set in. All of our future plans were placed on hold.
It’s become a running joke in our family: “Hey, give us a break. We don’t know what we’re doing. After all, this is our first brain tumor!”
Earlier this month, a British study published in The Lancet revealed that computed tomography (CT) scans can raise the risk of brain cancer and leukemia in children later in life.
May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month. To help you begin to understand this complex group of tumors, we have compiled some of the key facts, statistics and information below.