Tag: brain tumors

Brain tumor symptoms and when to seek help

Brain tumor symptoms and when to seek help

According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 23,000 people were diagnosed with malignant primary brain tumors (cancerous tumors that originate in the brain) in 2013. Unfortunately, detecting the presence of a brain tumor is not always straightforward. Depending on the type, size and location of the tumor, symptoms can appear in many different ways and at

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Wednesday Webinar: Brain surgery

We are excited to announce that our next Wednesday Webinar on 10/19 will feature Dr. Albert Hong-Jae Kim, the newest edition to our neurosurgery lineup.
Dr. Kim specializes in surgery of the brain, including procedures like stereotactic radiosurgery, skull based surgery and cerebrovascular surgery, and the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors including meningioma, acoustic

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The world's top neurosurgeons converging in St. Louis next week

We’re proud to host the world’s top pediatric and adult neurosurgeons and other neurological specialists next week as they meet to share information on best practices and outcomes and provide feedback to the manufacturer of the IMRIS iMRI about what works and what modifications could be made.
High-field strength iMRI technology is relatively new in

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Innovative Brain Tumor Treatments

As part of our Real Science, Real Innovation series, the focus for October is brain tumor treatments.
In the past, the location of a brain tumor was the deciding factor as to whether it could be treated or not. If the tumor happened to be located deep inside the brain, this left relatively few

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