• Skull Base Brain Tumors

The Basics of Skull Base Brain Tumors

January 28th, 2023|Comments Off on The Basics of Skull Base Brain Tumors

Fabio Frisoli, MD, Director of Skull Base Neurosurgery at the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center, shares what patients and caregivers need to know.

New Vaccine Prolongs Life for Glioblastoma Patients

December 6th, 2022|Comments Off on New Vaccine Prolongs Life for Glioblastoma Patients

A major phase III clinical trial has found that DCVax®-L, a dendritic cell brain tumor vaccine, can prolong the lives of patients diagnosed with new or recurrent glioblastomas.

  • Football

Former Pro Football Player “Scores a Touchdown” After Neck Surgery

December 2nd, 2022|Comments Off on Former Pro Football Player “Scores a Touchdown” After Neck Surgery

When pro football player and coach Chet Parlavecchio’s arm went numb, he knew he needed to address it. And, thankfully he did – because ignoring the issue that stemmed from his neck could have resulted in devastating paralysis.

  • Metastatic Lung Cancer

Changing the Paradigm for the Treatment of Metastatic Lung Cancer in the Brain

July 12th, 2022|Comments Off on Changing the Paradigm for the Treatment of Metastatic Lung Cancer in the Brain

Survival for patients with brain metastases from lung cancer is increasing – thanks to advancements in immunotherapy and personalized medications that target specific gene mutations, penetrate into the brain and have a high likelihood of success.

Preventive Chemotherapy Slashes the Risk of Lymphoma Spreading to the Central Nervous System

July 12th, 2022|Comments Off on Preventive Chemotherapy Slashes the Risk of Lymphoma Spreading to the Central Nervous System

Certain lymphomas tend to enter the central nervous system and reach the brain. For high-risk patients, taking a novel and proactive approach to chemotherapy can reduce the likelihood of developing brain metastases by approximately 90%.

Got Pain? Numbness? Tingling? A Physiatrist Can Help!

July 7th, 2022|Comments Off on Got Pain? Numbness? Tingling? A Physiatrist Can Help!

Gautam Malhotra, MD, a physiatrist at Altair Health, provides insights and tips on how to get to the bottom of what’s really going on with regards to your pain … efficiently and effectively … and likely, non-surgically.

Patient Now Pain Free Thanks to HFX™ for Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

June 14th, 2022|Comments Off on Patient Now Pain Free Thanks to HFX™ for Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

Diagnosed with diabetes in 1995, Bill Crotty began suffering from painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) five years later. After our Dr. Richard Winne implanted Nevro’s HFX for PDN, the sharp, stabbing, burning pains are gone, and Bill is completely off medication. “I have way more confidence now,” he shares.

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