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Midwest Brain Tumor Conference Highlights Treatments, Wellness

Midwest Brain Tumor Conference Highlights Treatments, Wellness

Contact:  Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cindy.starr@uc.edu CINCINNATI—The 2012 Midwest Regional Brain Tumor Conference, a free educational event for patients, caregivers and family members, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Meridian Conference Center (located inside the Wingate by Wyndham Hotel), 7500 Tylers Place Blvd., in West Chester, Ohio….
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Not Just Any ‘Place,’ Hope Lodge Is Like Home for Brain Tumor Patients

Not Just Any 'Place,' Hope Lodge Is Like Home for Brain Tumor Patients

The American Cancer Society and its supporters kicked up their spurs last Saturday night, as they raised funds to “create more birthdays” for people with cancer and to support the Musekamp Family Hope Lodge during the annual Cattle Baron’s Ball at Teal Lake Farm, in Batavia, Ohio. The Hope Lodge, located less than a mile…
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With No Final Word on Cell Phone Link to Cancer, UCNI Specialists Re-state Call for Reasonable Precaution

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cstarr@mayfieldclinic.com CINCINNATI – Specialists at the Brain Tumor Center at the UC Neuroscience Institute and the Mayfield Clinic re-iterated their position that cell phone users should avoid placing the phones next to their head during conversation. The specialists re-stated their position following the release of a statement by the International Agency…
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Drs. Breneman and Rixe Assume New Leadership Positions in the UC Brain Tumor Center

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cynthia.starr@uchealth.com CINCINNATI—John Breneman, MD, has been named Associate Director of the Brain Tumor Center at the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute, and Olivier Rixe, MD, PhD, has been named Research Director. The positions, which are effective immediately, were announced today by Ronald Warnick, MD, Medical Director of the UC Brain Tumor…
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Rich Seal to Chair Brain Tumor Center’s April 28 Wine-Tasting Fundraiser

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cstarr@mayfieldclinic.com Rich Seal, owner of The Wine List and a “Champion” of the UC Brain Tumor Center, is chairing the center’s second annual fundraiser: a wine tasting event scheduled for 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at the CARE/Crawley Building on the UC Academic Health Center Campus at the…
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Cincinnati Regional Chamber Names John Tew, MD, a Great Living Cincinnatian

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cstarr@mayfieldclinic.com John M. Tew, Jr., MD, a neurosurgeon with the Mayfield Clinic and Clinical Director of the University of Cincinnati (UC) Neuroscience Institute, has been named a Great Living Cincinnatian by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. In becoming a Great Living Cincinnatian, Dr. Tew follows in the footsteps of Frank H….
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Could a Coffee a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

A study published this month in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that regular consumption of coffee and tea can protect you from glioma, the most common type of malignant brain tumor. Tania Carreón-Valencia, MS, PhD, an epidemiologist with the UC Brain Tumor Center and Assistant Professor in UC’s Department of Environmental Health, answers…
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Walk Ahead is Largest Single-Day Event in UCNI History

They came singly, in pairs, and in teams like Holly’s Heroes, Curing with Collin, and Devoted to Darlene. They came with hope and faith, with canes and walkers and wheelchairs. They brought memories. Together, more than 1,600 strong, they walked like one big family, putting their effort and dollars toward a mission to eradicate those…
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Statement Regarding Cell Phones from the Acoustic Neuroma Association

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cstarr@mayfieldclinic.com The widespread use of cell phones and many studies on cell phones and possible associated health risks prompted the Acoustic Neuroma Association Board of Directors to initiate the following statement regarding cell phone usage and acoustic neuroma. This statement is endorsed by the ANA Medical Advisory Board, which is co-chaired…
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What Causes Brain Tumors? Ohio Brain Tumor Research Study Seeks Answers

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cstarr@mayfieldclinic.com What causes a cell or cells in the brain to go awry and develop into a tumor? If only we knew, scientists might be able to create better treatments. Or, better yet, doctors might be able to prevent brain tumors from growing in the first place. Researchers at the…
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