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BY Guy Lipof

It’s unlikely you’re ever going to meet anyone quite like my wife. For one thing, Susie is a two-time brain cancer survivor. That alone makes her amazing. But she’s also still alive — more than 20 years after her initial diagnosis. That makes her unique.

We were so worried when Susie’s tumor was first discovered. Our kids were both really little back then: just 3 years and 2 months old. Susie feared, if she died, they wouldn’t...

Caregiver Guy Lipof and his wife, Susie, a glioblastoma survivor

BY Cynthia DeMarco

Cancer patients find hope in different ways. Some do it by reminding themselves that nothing lasts forever, and that this, too, shall pass...

BY Devon Carter

Whether you’re facing a cancer diagnosis, want to better understand your risk or celebrating life after cancer, you likely have questions...

BY Jim Allison, Ph.D.

For a long time, immunotherapy was considered nonsense by many people in mainstream cancer medicine. It had been tried for years, starting with a German scientist named Paul Ehrlich in 1906. There’d been a lot of other attempts since then, particularly in the 1960s and 1980s, but none of them really worked.

Unfortunately, there was a lot of hype around those efforts each time. So, when they didn’t pan out, the field as a whole...

Nobel Prize-winning immunotherapy researcher Jim Allison, Ph.D.

BY Constance Blanchard

Rare. Unusual. Anomaly. All of these words are synonymous with being a long-term glioblastoma survivor. All statistical data suggests that...

BY Meagan Raeke

A new study has revived hope for the role of immunotherapy in treating glioblastoma, the most aggressive and deadly form of brain cancer in...

BY Shiao-Pei Weathers, M.D.

Glioblastoma is the most common and aggressive primary brain tumor in adults. Although it’s considered a rare cancer, with about 12,000 new...

BY Brooke Boudoin

I was 12 when my 19-year-old brother, Brandon, was diagnosed with glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive form of brain cancer. I remember...

BY Meagan Raeke

Imagine being able to talk to your doctors during brain tumor surgery without pain and give them immediate feedback while they operate...

BY Andrew Futreal, Ph.D.

 

While its name was inspired by President John F. Kennedy’s ambitious goal to put a man on the moon, the Moon Shots Program...