Former Marine Battles Brain Cancer with Life-Saving Tumor Treatment

2021-04-18T22:53:41-04:00

Ray Aponte braved the harrowing experiences of war. Yet, he was never more terrified than when he learned he had a malignant brain tumor – one that, if he survived, would threaten his ability to talk or move for the rest of his life. See how Ray’s awake brain surgery and personalized targeted drug treatments are enabling him to live his life to the fullest.

Former Marine Battles Brain Cancer with Life-Saving Tumor Treatment2021-04-18T22:53:41-04:00

Glioblastoma: Is One of Our Current Clinical Trials Right for You?

2021-04-18T19:28:31-04:00

At the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center, two clinical trials to evaluate the potential role of immunotherapy – specifically immune checkpoint inhibitors – in patients with glioblastoma are currently underway.

Glioblastoma: Is One of Our Current Clinical Trials Right for You?2021-04-18T19:28:31-04:00

Dealing with the Side Effects of Chemotherapy

2021-04-18T19:30:29-04:00

Chemotherapy … with all of its wondrous outcomes … can cause many side effects. What’s the best way to combat them? A combination of medical and holistic approaches can be very effective in relieving nausea, constipation, fatigue and low blood cell counts.

Dealing with the Side Effects of Chemotherapy2021-04-18T19:30:29-04:00

Combining the Best in Medical and Non-Medical Care

2021-04-18T15:22:45-04:00

At the Glasser Brain Tumor Center, our multidisciplinary team – including our social work navigator – work closely with patients and their families, providing appointment scheduling, referrals and other support as well as the counseling that enables emotional and mental wellbeing.

Combining the Best in Medical and Non-Medical Care2021-04-18T15:22:45-04:00

Revolutionizing the Removal of Complex Glioma Tumors

2021-03-24T13:42:31-04:00

Removing gliomas as safely and completely as possible requires years of experience and a deep understanding of the brain’s three-dimensional anatomy and functional relationships. Today, this expertise is supported by technological advances that enable more precise, less-invasive tumor removal.

Revolutionizing the Removal of Complex Glioma Tumors2021-03-24T13:42:31-04:00

Molecular Testing Guides Precise Treatment Options

2021-03-24T13:42:31-04:00

For decades, examining a biopsy under the microscope is where the diagnosis of a brain tumor began ... and ended. However – since different tumors often appear to be alike under the microscope – the precise diagnosis was often questionable, leaving doctors and patients unsettled. Today’s current approach goes much further thanks to molecular testing.

Molecular Testing Guides Precise Treatment Options2021-03-24T13:42:31-04:00

CyberKnife®: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

2021-03-24T13:42:31-04:00

When the CyberKnife radiosurgery program opened at Overlook Medical Center in 2004, it was considered a novel technological advancement that still needed to prove itself in the treatment of brain cancer. Today, our center is the largest CyberKnife program in New Jersey.

CyberKnife®: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow2021-03-24T13:42:31-04:00

Clinical Trials Offer Patient Access to Groundbreaking Therapies

2021-03-24T13:42:32-04:00

Investigational clinical trials are at the heart of innovation in brain tumor treatment. At the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center, we have a robust clinical trial research infrastructure in place.

Clinical Trials Offer Patient Access to Groundbreaking Therapies2021-03-24T13:42:32-04:00
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