brain cancer


    High-Energy Blue Light Powers a Promising New Treatment to Destroy Cancer Cells

    With: Stuart L. Marcus, MD, PhD

    A perennial challenge in cancer treatment is figuring out how to kill tumor cells while leaving healthy cells unharmed. Our Curious Dr. George asks Stuart L. Marcus, MD, PhD, founder and Chief Science Officer at SonALAsense, how his company’s light-activated drug treatment addresses this challenge, holding potential promise for people with brain, bladder, and possibly other cancers. Curious Dr. George: Your flagship treatment employs… Read more »

  •   George Lundberg, MD

    The Musella Foundation has announced online availability of the 12th edition of the Brain Tumor Guide for the Newly Diagnosed.


  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Research paper from Neuro-Oncology curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    Securing participation in clinical trials is a continuing and serious problem of clinical research for many cancers. This paper describes an effort to improve participation for brain cancer clinical trials.

    Go to full article published by Neuro-Oncology.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes:

    DIPG is a rare, malignant brain tumor. Three hundred Americans, usually children, are diagnosed with DIPG each year. Its location (pons), its sublocation (intrinsic), its growth character (diffuse), and its cell type (glioma) describe a very difficult cancer to treat. Here is how one prestigious cancer center (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute) explains DIPG.