Items Tagged ‘brain tumors’

Ask the Doctors - Is there a connection between cell phones and brain tumor risk?

July 24, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Is there a connection between cell phones and brain tumor risk?

By Ask the Doctors askthedoctors

Dear Doctor: I’ve heard that cell phones increase the risk of brain tumors – and that they don’t. Which is true? First, let’s look at brain tumors in general. Brain tumors are classified as either benign or malignant, meaning cancerous.  The most common type of benign brain tumor is a meningioma, which arises from the […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, brain tumors, cell phones, Dr. Robert Ashley, glioma, meningioma, radiation


18-Year Brain Tumor Survivor Thriving from 3rd Awake Brain Surgery & Immunotherapy Vaccine from Dr. Linda Liau at UCLA

November 30, 2016

18-Year Brain Tumor Survivor Thriving from 3rd Awake Brain Surgery & Immunotherapy Vaccine from Dr. Linda Liau at UCLA

By jwals jwals

Jeannine Walston shares her story, with detailed information about her experience at UCLA, Dr. Liau, brain surgery, immunotherapy vaccine, and how to support research.

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Tags: awake brain surgery, blood biomarkers, brain cancer vaccines, brain tumor, brain tumors, cancer, chemotherapy, clinical trials, DCVax-L vaccine, Dr. Linda Liau MD PhD, functional brain mapping, functional MRI


Multipronged approach takes aim at malignant brain tumors

April 26, 2016

Multipronged approach takes aim at malignant brain tumors

By uclahealth uclahealth

Researchers and clinicians at UCLA are making progress in their efforts to find effective treatments for malignant brain tumors — in part through a strategy that recognizes multiple options are needed coupled with the ability to predict which therapies will most benefit each specific patient. “Thanks to our work in molecularly and genetically classifying these […]

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Tags: biomarkers, brain tumors, cancer, clinical trial, DCVax, dendritic cell (DC)-based vaccine, Dr. Linda Liau, Dr. Timothy Cloughesy, genetic profiling, geneticsc, glioblastoma, gliomas