Brain Tumors 101: Radiation Therapy for the Brain Tumor Patient

https://youtu.be/ApTn-feEnUg BrainCancer.org presents our 10th video in our Brain Tumors 101 Series, “Radiation Therapy for the Brain Tumor Patient”. In this video, Dr. Charles Cobbs, Neurosurgeon and the Gregory Foltz Endowed Director of The Ben and Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment at Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Seattle, WA, describes what radiation therapy is […]

Brain Tumors 101 Series: “MGMT Methylation in Glioblastoma Brain Tumors”

http://youtu.be/Ypp-VQEp42Y BrainCancer.org presents its 6th video in the Brain Tumors 101 series, “MGMT Methylation in Glioblastoma Brain Tumors”. This is Part 2 of 2 on MGMT Methylation. Topics discussed in this video include: Temozolomide and impact on MGMT Methylated and Unmethylated glioblastoma brain tumors, prognosis for unmethylated vs methylated brain tumors, and details on how […]

CAR T-Cell Immunotherapy and Future Treatment Applications for Brain Tumor Patients

Dr. Charles Cobbs, Neurosurgeon and Director of The Ben and Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment at Swedish Neuroscience Institute in Seattle discusses CAR T-cell immunotherapy and its application to Brain Tumor treatment. For additional articles on this recent research for brain tumor patients, here are some additional links: https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/research/car-t-cells http://www.onclive.com/publications/contemporary-oncology/2014/august-2014/chimeric-antigen-receptor-car-t-cell-immunotherapy-for-leukemia-and-beyond https://www.cirm.ca.gov/agendas/02192015/car-t-cell-immunotherapy-challenges-and-opportunities-using-mature-or-stem-memory-t

Immunocellular Therapeutics

Immunocellular Therapeutics Phase 3 ICT 107 Vaccine Clinical Trial for Glioblastoma Patients

ICT 107 is a vaccine for glioblastoma cancer stem cells.  This vaccine was developed by a company called ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, (https://www.imuc.com ) primarily by researchers at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles.  https://virtualtrials.com/newsarticle.cfm?item=6107  This protocol has completed phase II testing and now it is open to a phase 3 randomized double blind control study for newly diagnosed glioblastoma.  […]