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Blastoma

Troy Aikman Brings Final Smile to Dying Young Fan

Santa Barbara, CA, September 23, 2021 --(PR.com)-- 25-year-old Mark Melchiore from Philadelphia, PA shared a final smile with Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback and FOX Sports lead NFL game analyst, Troy Aikman, a man Mark had long admired. After Mark had been diagnosed with Glioblastoma and given a life expectancy…
bubmag
September 23, 2021
Blastoma

Mother of cancer-stricken boy praying for miracle

PENDANG: There is nothing a mother can do other than pray to God that her seven-year-old son who suffers from stage four neuroblastoma, a malignant cancer of the nervous system, will survive the ordeal and be able to enjoy life like any other child. Fara Wahida Md Ishak, 37, who…
bubmag
September 10, 2021
Blastoma

Fighting brain cancer at its root

McGill University researchers identify proteins that drive cancer stem cells. Targeting and supressing a particular protein called galectin1 could provide a more effective treatment for glioblastoma, in combination with radiation therapy. Due to its resistance to therapy, glioblastoma is the most common and aggressive cancerous brain tumour in adults. It…
bubmag
August 31, 2021
Blastoma

New Investigational Helmet Device Shrinks Glioblastoma

A case report describes a novel helmet device that generates a noninvasive oscillating magnetic field and that shrunk a glioblastoma tumor by about a third. This is the first time that the wearable Oncomagnetic device was tried with a patient. The Oncomagnetic device. The patient had end-stage recurrent glioblastoma and…
bubmag
July 30, 2021
Blastoma

More Children With High-Risk Brain Cancer Now Surviving

A practice-changing study that used molecular testing to distinguish between subtypes of medulloblastoma has shown a significant improvement in survival for children with high-risk disease who underwent treatment intensification with carboplatin. "Each of the four subgroups of medulloblastoma has a different prognosis, but for this particular subgroup, 20 fewer children…
bubmag
July 26, 2021