Please note: While our archived programs have great information, they are in an area we are no longer actively maintaining. Since medical progress marches ahead, please see your own doctor and other resources for the latest medical information that’s right for you.

Archived Programs

Choosing the Safest Treatment for Pediatric Brain Cancers

Finding the right treatment for children can be a complicated matter. Dr. Nalin Gupta outlines the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to treat pediatric brain and spinal tumors.

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¿Por dónde empezar después de ser diagnosticado con cáncer cerebral?

Escuche a la Dra. Marta Penas-Prado y a la Sra. Ana María Mondragón, una paciente de cáncer cerebral, hablar sobre los beneficios únicos que ofrece MD Anderson, uno de los centros de tratamiento de cáncer más grandes y avanzados del mundo.

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What to Do When Your Loved One is Diagnosed with a Brain Tumor

When you or a loved one is diagnosed with brain cancer, it can turn your life up upside down. What should you do first? Should you get a second opinion?

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Traveling to Find the Right Care-- Christy Butterfield's Story

While there are 22,000 new cases a year, brain tumors are rare. While vacationing in Breckenridge, Colorado Christy Butterfield started to have severe headaches and nausea.

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Brain Tumors are Rare But Not to MD Anderson

Being diagnosed with brain cancer is unnerving. The first step in your treatment is the most critical. Make it Count. Join Dr. Ganesh Rao, Assistant Professor at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and Christy Butterfield, a patient diagnosed with anaplastic astrocytoma of the right frontal lobe, to learn about how brain tumors are rare but not to MD Anderson.

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Advances in Primary Brain Tumor Research

Lisa Dempsey, 48, had suffered from migraines for years, but after she begin to experience dizzy spells, vision changes, nausea, and facial drooping, she headed to the ER. There, she was diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive brain cancer. In this podcast, Lisa shares how she received state-of-the-art treatment by enrolling in a clinical trial with Dr. Marc Chamberlain at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Dr. Chamberlain, a leading researcher, explains ongoing and developing research that could provide more targeted options for treating primary brain cancer.

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