Precision medicine is revolutionizing cancer treatment. Instead of using the same treatment for the same type of cancer, precision medicine tailors treatment to each individual. Precision medicine—also known as personalized medicine—takes into account someone’s genes, lifestyle and environment to find the most effective course of action for them.
A brain tumor diagnosis can be overwhelming—the research, the treatment decisions, and the emotions. This video was created to help you understand your options for receiving treatment.
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Imagining a future with new life-saving approaches for brain cancer may soon become reality. “I think the holy grail is some kind of treatment that cures a person from a biologic level. If we could cure without radiation at all that would be ideal,” Mohiuddin says. For the thousands of people diagnosed with brain cancer every year, this future can’t come soon enough. Until then, the addition of new tools such as GammaTile offer some hope for living with brain cancer.
In 2014, eleven years after she was first diagnosed with a brain tumor, Shannan experienced a recurrence that required oral chemotherapy and external beam radiation (EBRT).
Physicians from the multi-disciplinary brain tumor treatment team at Mayfield Brain & Spine share their experiences with GammaTile Therapy
Mary, a patient with glioblastoma treated with GammaTile Therapy, and her husband and treating cancer team, share their experiences
Robert, a patient with brain metastases treated with GammaTile Therapy, and his treating cancer team, share their experiences
Physicians from the multi-disciplinary brain tumor treatment team at the Piedmont Brain Tumor Center share their experiences with GammaTile Therapy
Presented in partnership with the Musella Foundation and the Central New Jersey Brain Tumor Support Group, learn about GammaTile Therapy, a Surgically Targeted Radiation Therapy for operable brain tumors.