At Advanced Neurosurgery Associates (ANA), we are acutely aware that epilepsy represents a complicated combination … Continue reading The Other Side of the Equation: the Emotional and Psychological Impact of Pediatric Epilepsy
Lauren Hill was honored last night with the Best Moment award at the ESPYs. Hill, who suffered from an inoperable pediatric brain tumor, died on April 10…
Recently, a story broke on tumor paint, an experimental substance derived from scorpion venom. This paint is injected into a patient’s vein, and it actually crosses the blood-brain barrier, finding its way to a brain tumor. Doctors then shine a near-infrared light on a tumor coated with tumor paint, and the tumor glows
Brain tumors are notoriously difficult to treat. And while research and science has resulted in success with other types of cancers, brain tumors have had mixed results.
May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month, an official recognition by the U.S. House of Representatives … Continue reading Brain Tumor Collaboration — It Takes a Village