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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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Event Raises Money for Research at UC Brain Tumor Center

CINCINNATI – More than 14 hundred people gathered Sunday morning for the  second annual “Walk Ahead for a Brain Tumor Cure” at Yeatman’s Cove. WCPO — Cincinnati, Channel 9 Read more »

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Dr. Warnick Discusses Molecular Therapeutics Program on WCPO

WCPO Reporter Shannon Kettler interviews Ronald Warnick, MD, Medical Director of the UC Brain Tumor Center, about the new Molecular Therapeutics Program. WCPO — Channel 9, Cincinnati Watch the segment »

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Dr. Ronald Warnick: 5 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Listen to Bill Cunningham discuss brain cancer with Ronald Warnick, MD, Medical Director of the UC Brain Tumor Center, and brain tumor survivor Doc Rodgers. Dr. Warnick talks about five ways to reduce your risk of many types of cancer. Listen to the podcast Publication Name:  700WLW Radio

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Advanced Endoscopic Transnasal Surgery at University Hospital

Fri, 07/29/2011 “We removed all this tumor here and then removed tumor away from the optic nerve and opened up the bone around the optic nerve to decompress the nerve,” Dr. Zimmer said. “That allows the nerve to obtain the appropriate amount of vascular or blood supply to it and hopefully prevent further visual loss.”…
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