Tag: brain tumors

Deciphering Brain Tumors, Both Malignant and Benign...

During Brain Tumor Awareness Month in May, experts help educate everyone about a potentially frightening diagnosis. An estimated 700,000 Americans are living...

May 11, 2022

Miami Cancer Institute Grant Will Help Expand...

A $5 million grant from the Miguel B. Fernandez Family Foundation will support efforts by Miami Cancer Institute to make...

April 20, 2022

Miami Cancer Institute Study Helps Identify Patients...

In a study that could improve outcomes for patients who have undergone surgery for cancer that has metastasized to the...

November 19, 2021

6 Brain Tumor Myths Debunked

Brain tumors can be benign or cancerous. They can be low- or high-grade, describing if they are slow- or fast-growing....

September 1, 2021

‘They Took Great Care of Me’ –...

Leilani Pearl, 44, was otherwise healthy when the pandemic started last year, but it wasn’t COVID-19 that would cause her...

August 3, 2021

Brain Tumors: Myths vs. Facts

There’s a lot of fear surrounding the topic of brain tumors – much of it due to widespread myths and...

May 11, 2021

Meningiomas: Prominent Expert’s Q&A on the Most...

Meningiomas represent about 1 out of 3 primary brain and spinal cord tumors. They are the most commonly diagnosed primary...

October 20, 2020

Brachytherapy: Radioactive Implants to Fight Brain Tumors...

Brachytherapy is not a well-known term outside of the oncology and neuroscience healthcare fields, but more and more cancer patients...

October 6, 2020

Minimally Invasive Innovative Technology Offers Hope for...

A new and sophisticated twist on the technology that brings us images of a fetus in utero will soon be...

August 26, 2020

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