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Doc’s Story: Metastatic Brain Tumors

Doc’s Story: Metastatic Brain Tumors

First there were headaches. Bad ones. Migraines, probably. Then, one day in mid-May, 2010, his knee, foot and arm went numb on his left side. Darrell “Doc” Rodgers, the 700WLW radio personality, feared he was having a stroke. In the emergency room, doctors ordered a CT scan to zero in on what was happening in…
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MD Anderson Brain Metastasis Expert to Lead UC Molecular Therapeutics Program’s Scientific Advisory Board

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cstarr@mayfieldclinic.com CINCINNATI—Isaiah Fidler, DVM, PhD, one of the world’s leading experts in brain metastasis, has been recruited to head the University of Cincinnati Brain Tumor Molecular Therapeutics Program’s new Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Fidler is the Distinguished Chair in Cell Biology and Head of the Metastasis Research Laboratory in the…
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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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UC Brain Tumor Molecular Therapeutics Program Launched With $2 Million Gift, $4.5 Million Institutional Investment

Contact: Amanda Harper (513) 558-4657 Amanda.Harper@uc.edu NOTE TO EDITORS: A launch ceremony and donor reception will be held March 17, 2011, at 4:30 p.m. in the Vontz Center for Molecular Studies, 3125 Eden Ave. on UC’s medical campus. Reporters and photographers are welcome to attend. Cincinnati—The University of Cincinnati (UC) is launching a new Brain Tumor…
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UC study finds radiosurgery of brain metastases safe without head frame

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cstarr@mayfieldclinic.com CINCINNATI–Stereotactic radiosurgery for metastatic brain tumors can be accomplished safely and effectively without immobilizing a patient’s head with an invasive head frame, researchers at the Brain Tumor Center at the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute have found. Their findings are published in two manuscripts in the July issue of…
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UC Study Shows Radioactive Seeds Effective Against Single Metastatic Brain Tumors

Contact: Cindy Starr (513) 558-3505 cstarr@mayfieldclinic.com CINCINNATI – A study led by specialists at the Brain Tumor Center at the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute affirms the benefits and safety of aggressive, localized treatment for patients with a single brain metastasis. The retrospective study of 72 patients, published in the May issue of the Journal…
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