Disulfiram and Glioblastoma

Several laboratories have now published studies reporting the finding that disulfiram can kill glioblastoma cells in culture. For more than 60 years, disulfiram has been used as part of therapy to wean people off alcohol.  It makes the body acutely sensitive to alcohol, producing an unpleasant reaction. Unlike most drugs, disulfiram is able to penetrate […]

Seattle Brain Cancer Walk

I’m a neurosurgeon with a focus on treating brain cancer. I see about 200 people with malignant brain cancer each year. These patients face a dilemma that is both frustrating to me as a doctor and heart-breaking to them as a patient. Most believe that in today’s modern world of medicine, treatments are readily available […]


Welcome to the new braincancer.org website. This site was created to provide the most up-to-date information on brain cancer to patients and their families in an easy to read style. There are additional resources and links to the broader brain cancer community. Our hope is that you will find the information in this site to […]