A college student's headaches were found to be aggressive brain cancer that she is now bravely fighting. The family is hoping to get Laura an experimental treatment not funded by the NHS.
Feature | Health January 12, 2019
Researchers were able to shrink the tumor in mice that were introduced with therapeutic protein-infused cancer cells, thanks to CRISPR. Can this lead to a potential cancer cure?
Medicine July 12, 2018
80-year-old Arizona senator John McCain has been diagnosed with glioblastoma, a highly aggressive brain cancer. Learn the current standard treatment of care for this condition and hope for more effective therapies in the future.
Medicine July 21, 2017
Researchers have found a new way to treat brain cancer by using an off-label malaria drug. The drug named chloroquine has been successfully used to treat a 26-year-old brain cancer patient.
Medicine January 18, 2017
Scientists from Duke University have detoxified salmonella to help scour and destroy tumors, a development that can potentially help in the difficult fight against glioblastoma or aggressive brain cancer.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 12, 2017
A new modified virus designed to treat an aggressive form of brain tumor has been found to extend the survival of patients for years. The clinical trial has finished its phase 1 and will move on to the next phase.
Medicine June 2, 2016
A woman from New York decided to delay her brain cancer treatment to prioritize the well-being of the child in her womb. She is hopeful that she will beat glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive type of brain cancer.
Life March 30, 2016
A groundbreaking, personalized treatment offers the prospect of using skin cells as cancer-scouting stem cells that will find and destroy brain tumor. These findings from a mice study provide hope for patients with glioblastoma, an invasive, difficult-to-treat cancer of the brain.
Life February 25, 2016
Nothing good comes with fighting fire with fire but researchers from Duke University are taking that route to beat brain cancer, turning to the polio virus for help.
Life March 31, 2015
Family and friends have set up a donation page where you can help fund the medical bills and provide support for the young couple’s two little girls.
Life February 9, 2015
Brittany Maynard, who moved to Oregon so she could take advantage of the Death with Dignity Act following her diagnosis of a malignant brain tumor, has passed away on Saturday after taking a lethal medication.
Life November 3, 2014
Brittany Maynard said that she wants to live but after assessing her medical condition, she decided to use Oregon's Death with Dignity Act so she could die a less terrifying and dignified death.
Life October 9, 2014