Possible New Treatment for Leukemia

Doctors at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania tested a novel approach to gene therapy that turns a patient’s own blood cells into assassins that track down and destroy cancer cells. The Penn scientists targeted chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), the most common type of blood cancer.  The treatment made CLL completely disappear...


Amazing Resource for Brain Cancer Patients

  I just learned about Voices Against Brain Cancer (VABC), an incredible organization completely devoted to educating patients about brain cancer and fundraising for brain tumor research.  Check them out… they have tons a GREAT info on their site to help anyone affected by brain cancer.  Here’s just a few of the amazing...


Take Me Out to the Ballgame

  Batter up! The 8th Annual Neurosurgery Charity Softball Tournament to benefit Brain Tumor Research is coming up this Saturday, June 4, 2011 in Central Park, NYC and is sponsored by the world famous New York Yankees. Here’s the dealio (as my daughter always says)… Neurosurgeons from 24 top medical...


Very Promising NEW Treatment for Brain Cancer

  There is a novel & very promising investigational drug/ vaccine being tested right now (in clinical trial) with great hope of improving outcomes for patients with Glioblastoma Multiforme,  the most malignant type of brain tumor. It’s called Heat Shock Protein Peptide Complex-96 (HSPPC-96).     Here’s the dealio (as my daughter always says)…  HSPPC-96...




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