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What Is Aphasia? Learn about its Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Aphasia is a cognitive disorder that affects 2 million Americans, yet many people have never heard of it. Learn more about this language processing disorder.

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Could Frequent Headaches Mean a Brain Tumor?

Headaches often have triggers, such as stress, fatigue and certain foods and drinks. But the cause of most headaches is not well understood.

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Woman Receives Treatment to Improve Hearing Loss Caused by Tumors

Registered nurse Amy Haslage’s hearing improves after treatment for neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2), a disorder in which tumors grow on both auditory nerves.

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Buoyed By Clinical Trial, Brain Cancer Patient Marks 5 Years Cancer-Free

Three college graduations. Three family weddings. The births of two grandchildren. Andy “Superman” Simon has cherished each of these milestones since he was diagnosed five years ago with one of the deadliest and most challenging cancers to treat.

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Colorado woman comes to Cleveland for novel glioblastoma trial combining immunotherapy with laser-guided surgery

Colorado woman travels to University Hospitals in Cleveland to participate in a novel glioblastoma trial combining immunotherapy with laser-guided surgery.

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Clinical Trial Studies Treating Brain Tumor with Genetically Modified Poliovirus

A new clinical trial is looking into validating whether a modified version of the virus that causes polio can impact the survival rates of people with glioblastoma (GBM), a deadly cancer of the brain.

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Clinical Trial Investigates New Gene Therapy for Brain Tumors

A clinical trial is exploring a new treatment that ultimately may help turn those with a certain type of deadly brain cancer into patients with a much better prognosis.

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How Coloring Brain Tumors Pink Can Help Cancer Patients Live Longer

When a surgeon removes a brain tumor, precision is everything: The goal is to remove as much tumor as possible, while preserving the surrounding brain tissue. A drug can improve a surgeon's ability to do that by turning tumor cells bright pink.

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