Brain tumor patients and their families face uncertainty, a sense of feeling alone, and helplessness. To diminish that burden, the The National Brain Tumor Society recently announced a new effort to provide information, tools, and guidance.
If you were diagnosed with glioblastoma — a brain cancer that, with conventional chemotherapy and radiation treatment, is usually fatal within 12 to 15 months — would you try a novel therapy that might buy you an additional five months (on avera
Dr. Eduardo Mendez, a UW Medicine surgical oncologist and Fred Hutch researcher known for extraordinary talent and compassion with patients, died Jan. 5 with family at his side. He was 45 and had battled cancer himself for two years.