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).
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.
How It Works: This short animation video describes GammaTile Therapy.
Brachytherapy 2021 | Ferreira C, Sterling C, Reynolds M, Dusenbery K, Chen C, Alaei A. First clinical implementation of GammaTile permanent brain implants after FDA clearance [published online ahead of print January 21,2021]. Brachytherapy. doi: 10.1016/j.brachy.2020.12.005
Physicians from the multi-disciplinary brain tumor treatment team at the Miami Cancer Institute share their experiences with GammaTile Therapy
Presented by the End Brain Cancer Initiative, hear what patients and caregivers have to say about their own brain tumor journey as well as the impact of Covid-19 pandemic has had on their world including treatment, cancer screenings, and the challenges posed by not being able to bring anyone else into the room when meeting with their doctors.