Advances in radiation therapy are improving safety and efficacy by providing more targeted treatment options with fewer side effects, according to Erik P. Sulman, MD, PhD, associate professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Science and technology continue to improve all aspects of brain tumor care –from surgical advances and radiation, to new drug therapies and devices – according to Susan Chang, MD, director of the Division of Neuro-oncology at UC San Francisco.
The American Brain Tumor Association announced today a distinguished lineup of keynotes speakers for its 2015 National Patient and Family Conference, Providing and Pursuing Answers: Advances in Research, Treatment and Care. The conference will be held in Chicago at the Renaissance Chicago O’Hare Suites Hotel, July 24-25, 2015.
New findings released today from a poll conducted by the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) show that people diagnosed with a brain tumor needed more information about their diagnosis and treatment options, including clinical trials, at the time of diagnosis, and felt they had only a matter of days to make difficult decisions about their course of treatment.