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Dr. Theodosopoulos Discusses Pituitary Tumors on WMKV’s HealthScope

Learn about pituitary tumors and how they can affect your health and lifestyle from Dr. Philip Theodosopoulos on HealthScope, a weekly discussion about health and wellness issues for adults and their families and caregivers. Dr. Theodosopoulos is a neurosurgeon at the UC Brain Tumor Center and an associate professor of neurosurgery at the University of…
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Dr. and Mrs. Tew Honored with Visiting Nurse Association Award

John M. Tew, Jr., MD, and his wife, Susan, will be honored with the VNA Today Award at the 14th Annual Caring Award Celebration on May 1, 2013.  The Visiting Nurse Association describes the VNA Today Award as an award that “recognizes an individual in the community who impacts the lives of others through progressive…
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Richard Curry, MD, Discusses Brain Tumors on WMKV’s HealthScope

Learn about brain tumors with Richard Curry, III, MD, on HealthScope, a weekly discussion about health and wellness issues for older adults and their families and caregivers. Dr. Curry is a neuro-oncologist with UC Health and the UC Brain Tumor Center and an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neuro-Oncology at the UC College of Medicine….
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Over 2,000 Supporters Walk for Brain Tumor Cure

CINCINNATI —More than 2,000 family, friends and cancer survivors gathered Sunday morning at Yeatman’s Cove to raise awareness for cancer. The motivation is clear for Dion Isome and his family as they participated in the third annual Walk Ahead for Brain Tumor Cure in memory of their brother and son, Jamie. “I know the way…
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Brain Tumor Vaccine Offers Hope to Cancer Patients

Brain tumor specialists Christopher McPherson, MD, and Rekha Chaudhary, MD, join Community Advisory Board Chair Kathy Beechem in a discussion about the promising vaccine. Of the vaccine trials underway at the UC Brain Tumor Center, Dr. McPherson says, “I think this is the best news we’ve seen for brain tumor treatment in a long time.”…
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Brain Cancer Vaccine Could Be in the Works

, a medical neuro-oncologist at the UC Brain Tumor Center,  speaks with Liz Bonis of Local 12 about a new clinical trial and brain cancer vaccine that is targeting a specific mutation in the epidermal growth factor  receptor (the EGFRvIII mutation) that is present in about 30 percent of  patients with glioblastoma.   Local 12,…
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Brain Cancer Vaccine Shows Early Promise, But Further Trials Will Tell

Christopher McPherson, MD, a  neurosurgeon with the UC Brain Tumor Center, discusses the new clinical trials for glioblastoma multiforme, an aggressive form of brain cancer, in a video segment for ABC News. ABCNews.com Read more »

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Radiation Therapy Increasingly Deployed in Fight Against Cancer

Radiation oncologists William Barrett, MD, and John Breneman, MD, write in The Pulse-Journal that patients with tumors and other life-threatening conditions are benefiting from the steady evolution of radiosurgery and radiotherapy. These treatments are often described as “incisionless surgery” or “surgery without the knife” and are among the most valuable tools in health care today….
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Experts Question Methodology of Study Linking Dental X-Rays to Bengin Brain Tumors

A new study connecting x-rays with benign brain tumors shows that people who have dental x-rays at least once a year have a 40 to 90 percent higher chance of developing a meningioma tumor.  The new research shows the risk is even higher in children. John Breneman, MD, the Charles M. Barrett Professor of Radiation…
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Local Widow Shares Journey to Help Others

Kathy Beechem discusses her memoir, So Far So Good, and how her husband’s malignant brain tumor changed her. Ms. Beechem is donating proceeds from her book to the UC Brain Tumor Center. Local 12, WKRC Cincinnati Read more »

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