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BY Jason Hiley

By the time my wife, Priscilla, was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor called glioblastoma, her condition was so serious that she needed emergency surgery just to prevent a fatal stroke. The local neurosurgeon who performed the procedure did his best, but he was unable to completely remove the tumor, due to its location deep inside her brain.

We consulted several other brain surgeons afterward, but nobody would agree to try...

Glioblastoma survivor Priscilla Hiley with her husband, Jason

BY Lauren Rose

If you’ve been diagnosed with glioblastoma (GBM), you might have questions about treatment options. While glioblastoma is an aggressive tumor...

BY Lauren Rose

Glioma and glioblastoma might sound similar, but there are differences between these two types of brain tumor diagnoses.

Here, neuro-oncologist...

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Though it happens very infrequently, sometimes people develop a second type of cancer in addition to the first. This could be due to a number of factors, including:

genetic mutations that can predispose someone to developing certain cancers, hereditary cancer syndromes that make people more likely to develop multiple cancers side effects of the therapies patients receive to treat their initial cancer diagnoses, and lifestyle choices...
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BY Lauren Rose

Meningiomas are a primary central nervous system tumor that make up 38% of all primary intracranial tumors. They are typically benign...

BY Lauren Rose

Meet Patrick “Miracle” Mead Jr. His wife gave him the nickname “Miracle” after he made a full recovery from a brain tumor that once left the...

BY Lauren Rose

Elizabeth Somers wants everyone to know about meningiomas. This tumor of the central nervous system begins in the coverings that surround...

BY Ronda Wendler

People with a rare, inherited disorder called von Hippel-Lindau disease develop cancerous and noncancerous tumors in up to 10 different parts...

BY Lauren Rose

Ever since high school, Ethan Damron has wanted to be a radiation oncologist. In July 2019, he and his wife, Kendra, moved to Houston so Ethan...

BY Lauren Rose

Headaches, seizures and weakness throughout the body can all be potential brain tumor symptoms. Because these symptoms can also be signs of...