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The addition of Avastin to standard chemoradiation significantly slowed the progression of glioblastoma without added toxicity. Antiviral Drug May Extend Survival in Glioblastoma
The common antiviral drug Valcyte may extend survival in glioblastoma. End-of-Life Care Remains Aggressive, Despite Patient Wishes
Although most patients with advanced cancer prefer hospice or palliative care that minimizes symptoms, many continue to receive aggressive treatment during their final weeks and months of life.
Cancer and its treatment can come with a variety of complications, some more serious... Advanced Directives
Living Wills Every competent adult has, in most cases, the freedom to accept or refuse... Caregivers
What is Caregiving and Who are Caregivers? Caregivers are individuals who provide...
There's not a typical brain tumor survivor." The reality is, "brain tumors can affect anyone—both sexes, all races and ethnicities, and any age." National Brain Tumor Foundation
“This is an exciting time in brain tumor research,” says Harriet Patterson, MPH.... Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation
Jon Albert, founder of the Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation shows the...
Brain Cancer Clinical Trials
COGACNS0332 – A groupwide phase III study- Efficacy of Carboplatin Administered Concomitantly with Radiation and Isotretinoin as a Pro-Apoptotic Agent in Other Than average risk medulloblastoma/PNET patients
COGACNS0621 – Cilengitide in Recurrent or Progressive and Refractory Childhood High-Grade Glioma
COGACNS0334 – A Phase III Randomized Trial for the Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Supratentorial PNET and High Risk Medulloblastoma in Children less than 36 months Old With Intensive Induction Chemotherapy with Methotrexate Followed by Consolidation with Stem Cell Rescue vs. the Same Therapy Without Methotrexate