Researchers identify a code of ‘molecular switches’ in Glioblastoma stem cells

Charles S. Cobbs, MD The Gregory Foltz, MD Endowed Director Ben & Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment Swedish Neuroscience Specialists   A recent manuscript published in the very prestigious journal Cell, by a group of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital, has received some attention in the brain tumor community.  http://www.massgeneral.org/about/pressrelease.aspx?id=1693 This work is […]

Ultrasound Waves in the Treatment of Brain Tumors

Charles S. Cobbs, MD The Gregory Foltz, MD Endowed Director Ben & Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment Swedish Neuroscience Specialists   A recent press release stated that for the first time Swiss researchers have successfully treated a part of a recurrent glioma noninvasively using focused ultrasound waves. http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/researchers-successfully-treat-brain-tumor-with-sound-waves-114040600163_1.html The use of focused […]