Brain Cancer

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 4:14pm
If you are diagnosed with a benign brain tumor, you’re not alone. About 700,000 Americans are living with a brain tumor, and 80% of primary brain tumors  — tumors that began in the brain and did not spread from somewhere else in the body — are benign. But if a tumor is not cancerous, do you have to do anything about it?
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 12:42pm
One spring day in 2012, Janice woke up with a horrible headache. Because her mom had had a brain aneurysm at a young age, Janice paid attention and called her husband.
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 4:27pm
Our 2017 tree lighter, Mashayla, has a smile so bright that we expect it will steal the show and warm the hearts of all attendees (even if winter weather starts to come our way)!
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 4:18pm

I was told the tumor was inoperable and I had two years to live if I received chemotherapy and radiation. Just two years.

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 9:33am

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.

Monday, January 6, 2014 - 7:49am

The most common malignant primary brain tumor is called glioblastoma multiforme. These tumors are often aggressive and infiltrate surrounding brain tissue.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 11:59am

A Phase I clinical trial, funded by the American Cancer Society and launched through Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center's Cen

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 9:34am

One week before my brother was set to study business in Singapore this summer, Dr. Metchler delivered his alarming news.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 - 9:35am

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. 

Monday, November 5, 2012 - 9:21am

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.