GT Medical Technologies, Inc. today announced it is presenting clinical data in two oral presentations on the company’s breakthrough GammaTile® Therapy for patients with brain tumors at the 2021 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting.
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.
Radiation oncologist Richard Crownover, M.D., Ph.D., and neurosurgeon Analiz Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D., and their care team at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have performed the state’s first application of GammaTile Therapy.
Westchester Medical Center recently became the first neurosurgical oncology program in the Hudson Valley* to offer a targeted therapy for brain tumors that can help delay tumor progression, spare healthy tissue and reduce the number of post-surgical radiation treatments – and the side effects that come along with them.
Just after St. Luke’s Neurosurgeon Evan Marlin, MD, surgically removed his patient’s brain tumor earlier this month, he made Pennsylvania medical history.
St. Luke’s announced that by placing five small collagen sponges, embedded with radioactive seeds, into the brain cavity, Dr. Marlin was able to restore his patient’s health after her tumor.
Surgically Targeted Radiation Therapy (STaRT): why the next big thing in brain tumor treatment is something small.
Fifty-six- year-old Zola Lamp soaks it all in. She’s still recovering from brain surgery to remove a cancerous tumor.
Fifty-six-year-old Zola Lamp soaks it all in. She’s still recovering from brain surgery to remove a cancerous tumor.
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