09/10/17 How a Dallas reporter pushed the FDA for a new approach to treating brain cancer
This is about our proposal to speed up the search for the cure. They mention there is a legal problem we are working on that and it appears that will not be an issue at all - our proposal could be implemented under current laws. If interested, we are discussing it in the braintumor treatments online support group at https://virtualtrials.com/braintumor-treatments.cfm
09/06/17 Zika Virus Kills Brain Tumor Cells, Researchers Find
I wasn't going to write about this but so many people asked about it already. My thoughts are that it is way too early to tell if this will help patients. It is getting huge media coverage because of the association with Zika, when there are many other treatments that patients can get access to which have shown some good results in people.
It is better to focus on the treatments that are available now or will be available soon.
08/27/17 STELLAR trial for Recurrent Anaplastic Astrocytoma
Orbus Therapeutics launched a new website for their clinical trial of oral Eflornithine (plus lomustine vs. lomustine alone).
Disclaimer: Orbus Therapeutics is a sponsor of the Musella Foundation.
08/27/17 OPTUNE OPEN HOUSE - NY Sept 9
This is for anyone thinking about using Optune. It is a lecture about the treatment, and there is a patient using the treatment that you can talk to. It is for patients and caregivers.
07/23/17 Glioblastoma: New tools against brain cancer
This is one of my favorite new treatments. It is too early to tell how well it works, but it looks promising. Disclaimer: I am on the patient advisory board at the Brain Tumor Center at Duke (but have no financial involvement in this treatment)