The Musella Foundation For Brain Tumor Research & Information, Inc is
a 501(C)3 nonprofit public charity dedicated to helping brain tumor patients through emotional and financial support, education, advocacy and raising money for brain tumor research.
This site was last updated on:
09/26/2016 12:58 PM
. Click HERE to see
what was added!
10/29/14 Supplement to "Seminars in Oncology" devoted to NovoTTF-100A. This is a set of 4 research papers and an introduction. This is the publication of the registry data mentioned below. It goes into more details on the analysis of how the treatment works in patients and patterns of response. It shows that in about 50% o the patients who respond, the first MRI looks worse, and it takes about 5 months for the MRIs to start to look better - so be aware and do not give up too soon.
Delayed response and survival from NovoTTF-100A in recurrent GBM . A case report of a patient from the trial for recurrent GBMs, who has been on the device and doing well for 6 years. Of note is his initial MRI after sterting the device looked worse. This shows that the device takes time to work and some people have been stopping too soon.
Links- One of the
most extensive listing of links to brain tumor resources
Make a Donation If
you feel this site is valuable to you, please
show your appreciation by making a donation.
A lot of people visit this site, so a small
donation - even $5 -can add up fast, which
will enable us to expand our services! We have
a lot of ideas on the drawing board, just waiting
for the resources needed to implement them!
Oligo Fund - make a donation to a special fund set up so that 100% of your donation will go to Oligo research only.. Click HERE for more info and to donate!
The following organizations have donated money, software or services
to our foundation, which allows us to provide the information on this web
site at no charge to YOU! Please take a few minutes to visit their sites
to show that you value their support!
Note: Becoming a sponsor does NOT influence the content of our site.
All articles / videos are reviewed by our medical advisory board and
approved based solely on their merits.
This site is designed for educational
purposes only and is not engaged in rendering medical
advice or professional services. The information
provided through this site should not be used for
diagnosing or treating a brain tumor, health problem
or a disease. It is not a substitute for professional
care. If you have or suspect you may have brain
tumor, you should consult your health care provider.
If you find something here (or anywhere on the
web for that matter) that you think may help you,
bring it to the attention of your doctors and ask
them about it. If they don't know enough about
the treatment to offer advice - have them call
the contact person to find out more.
Dr. Musella, the president of the Musella Foundation,
is a Doctor Of Podiatric Medicine, not a brain
tumor specialist. He may provide ideas for you
to pursue, but can not provide medical advice.
We do not recommend any individual trial or brain
tumor treatments- we are just letting you know
of their existence. The listings are in random
The articles on this site are all just the opinions
of their authors. We (the Musella Foundation) do
not necessarily agree with the concepts expressed.
All articles are reviewed by our medical advisory
board before publishing on this website to help
weed out inaccurate or misleading information -
but we can't guarantee the accuracy of all of the
information on this site.