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    MarktheMan asked a questionBrain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults

    Hello group! I haven't been on in a while, my cancer seems to have returned unfortunately.

    • LiveWithCancer's Avatar

      Hi MarktheMan - I have never heard of Optune, but I am hoping and praying for the best for you. I am sorry that your cancer has recurred.

      over 1 year ago
    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      Glad to see you post again Mark, but sorry for your having to come back to us. I am not familiar with that drug either, but I had different types of cancer. I'm sure someone here has though. Our best to you

      over 1 year ago
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    The numbers are not good for brain tumors, but even with these numbers, they are only "numbers" and we can win against it.

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    Be like the egg, not the potato!

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    A vaccine against the Zika virus could one day be used to fight the deadly brain cancer that claimed the life of Senator John McCain, according to a study in mice.

    Researchers used a vaccine against the mosquito-borne virus to kill human glioblastoma brain cells which had been implanted into rodents.

    Glioblastoma is the most common and fastest growing form of astrocytoma; tumors which start in the glial cells of the brain.

    Currently, most people diagnosed with the condition die within two years. Doctors can try to treat glioblastoma with surgery to remove the cancerous cells and blast them with radiation and chemotherapy. However, as the disease spreads, it becomes difficult to differentiate healthy brain cells from cancerous glioblastoma stem cells, and the condition is therefore almost impossible to completely remove.

    An interesting study going on, you can read the post on Newsweek here https://www.newsweek.com/glioblastoma-zika-virus-could-destroy-brain-cancer-killed-john-mccain-1125530

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    This is why the businesses in America can't find help. The current generation is too busy looking for stupid things to do instead of act like normal people. Does anyone see a problem coming for these people with tooth and gum issues? Infections, and a list of other problems. Just ask any of our head and neck cancer members about those issues. I just don't get it.

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      Is this for real, or photo-shopped, or what?

      almost 3 years ago