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9 Things Cancer Experts Do To Avoid Getting the Disease

Advice from top oncologists and cancer experts, including Rekha Chaudhary, MD, a neuro-oncologist at the UC Brain Tumor Center. Medium: Rodale’s OrganicLife Read the article >

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Walk Ahead Event to Stop Brain Tumors

In this segment, Medical Edge reporter Liz Bonis interviews Billi Ewing, survivor of an atypical meningioma brain tumor, about her experience and why she’s participating in the Walk Ahead for a Brain Tumor Cure. Dr. David Plas, a researcher at the UC Brain Tumor Center and UC Cancer Institute, discusses some of the ways research…
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UC Brain Science Unit Launches Push for Own Building

In a bold effort to place the University of Cincinnati’s sprawling brain-science practice under one roof, writes Anne Saker of the Cincinnati Enquirer, officials of the UC Neuroscience Institute announced Friday a $54.6 million campaign to build a dedicated facility for the study and treatment of disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, stroke and epilepsy. Media:…
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Walk Supports UC Brain Tumor Center

            Liz Bonis of Local 12 WKRC reports about a young father who was treated for a rare CNS germinoma at the UC Brain Tumor Center. Watch the segment >>

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Sawyer Point To Host Walk Ahead Event for Brain Tumor Research

News 5 Today Anchor Jonathan Hawgood interviews Dr. Ron Warnick, Medical Director of the UC Brain Tumor Center, and Walk Ahead Co-Chair Brian Wiles. Watch the segment »

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UC Neuroscience Institute Helps Patients, Bottom Line

The UC Neuroscience Institute (UCNI), one of four institutes of the UC College of Medicine and UC Health , brings in more than one-third of revenue at the UC Medical Center (UCMC). UCNI posted revenue of $230 million last year, and profits are increasing between 6 percent and 10 percent a year, administrative director Anya Sanchez said….
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UC Neuroscience Institute Gets New Leader

Joseph Broderick, MD, will become director of the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (UCNI) effective Jan. 1, 2014. Dr. Broderick, who has served as research director, will assume this new position as John Tew, MD, who has served as clinical director, steps into new roles at the College of Medicine and UC Health following 15…
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Healing Power of Music Lifts Spirits of UC Cancer Patients

A new relationship between the University of Cincinnati Barrett Cancer Center and Cincinnati Opera is lifting the spirits of hospital patients. Experts say music therapy can enhance quality of life. It can serve as a “mega vitamin” for the brain, and it can influence and improve motor function. “Music makes your spirit come to the…
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Researchers at the UC Cancer Institute Make Progress in Brain Tumor Testing

Dr. El Mustapha Bhassi, research assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati, described a new blood test that can detect the presence of a certain type of brain tumor called a Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM). Being able to detect GBM cells through the blood stream will allow for patients to receive more conclusive test results sooner…
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Dr. Lee Zimmer Removes Tumor from Patient with Cushing’s Disease

After 20 years of gradual swelling, Jim Estill agreed to a test that revealed a tumor on his pituitary gland and was diagnosed with a rare disease. Dr. Lee Zimmer diagnosed Jim with Cushing’s disease, a pituitary disorder that secretes hormones that cause tissues to grow. The signs that led to Jim’s diagnosis were an…
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