Tuesday, August 18, 2015

FDA Approves New Treatment for Reccuring GBMs

For many years, those of us living in brain cancer world have heard stories about a non-invasive treatment for glioblastomas that involve the use of electrical pulses that target brain tumors.  It always sounded very much like science fiction.  Patients place a cap on their head and electrical pulses are sent to the tumor site.  No surgery or radiation involved.  I was thrilled to see that it's not just science fiction anymore, and that there is yet another promising treatment for recurring brain tumors that can't be treated with surgery or radiation.

Click here to read an article about this new and innovative treatment from Mayo Clinic.