Items Tagged ‘Dr. Linda Liau’

16 Hour Surgery

December 5, 2016

16 Hour Surgery

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“I was a patient here in 2006 for a 16-hour resection of a brain tumor,” says Brad Lusk, a 68-year-old neurosurgery patient who was running 60 miles per week prior to finding out he had a growing meningioma tumor. “The better shape you’re in when you go in for surgery or treatment, the better you’re […]

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Tags: brain tumor, DNA, Dr. Linda Liau, featured, featured story, focused radiation beam treatments, meningioma, meningioma tumor, Neurology & Neurosurgery, neurosurgery, patient story, radiation


Multipronged approach takes aim at malignant brain tumors

April 26, 2016

Multipronged approach takes aim at malignant brain tumors

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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