News: brain tumor

Brain Cells Gone Wild

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Michael Greene had one of the most aggressive and rapidly fatal forms of brain cancer: a glioblastoma. His parents are now continuing the fight against the disease by supporting research at Vanderbilt-Ingram.

After Brain Cancer

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

About 75 percent of children now survive at least five years after being diagnosed with a brain tumor, thanks to advances in radiation therapy and chemotherapy. Unfortunately, the treatments that cure the cancer often leave survivors facing long-term neurological complications. “A child’s ability to understand, communicate and process information may be greatly compromised, resulting in [...]