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January 18, 2020

Clinical Trials Round Up: January 2020

by Mini Gill

Pacific Neuroscience Institute has a strong roster of clinical trials for a number of neurological conditions including brain tumor, Cushing's disease and Lewy bodies dementia. Find out more.

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December 26, 2019

Clinical Trials Round Up: December 2019

by Mini Gill

Find out about Pacific Neuroscience Institute's leading edge clinical trials for Lewy Bodies dementia, Cushing's disease, Alzheimer's, brain tumor and more.

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June 21, 2019

Central Nervous System Tumors: A Challenge for Navigators and Patients

by Guest Author

Central nervous system (CNS) malignancies are a highly heterogeneous group of cancers characterized by an extensive spectrum of disease. Ensuring that the patient with a CNS tumor is introduced to palliative care at the time of diagnosis is where the neuro-oncology nurse navigator can have a substantial impact. Read more in this great article featuring Advanced Practice Registered Nurse and Director of Center for Quality Outcomes & Research, Marlon Saria, PhD, RN.

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January 23, 2019

Clinical Trials Round Up: January 2019

by Mini Gill

Pacific Neuroscience Institute opens up two new clinical trials this month, one in Essential Tremor and one in Glioblastoma. Find out more about these new trials as well as the other available open neurological studies.

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December 19, 2018

Clinical Trials Round Up: December 2018

by Mini Gill

Find out about the latest clinical trials at Pacific Neuroscience Institute for brain tumor, stroke, movement disorders, and other neurological areas. Call our center at 310-829-8265 to enroll.

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November 27, 2018

How to Deal With Aggression and Dementia

by Guest Author

Aggression is one of the worst parts of caring for a parent or senior loved one with dementia, but you’re not powerless. Having a number of strategies on hand to deploy whenever you need them gives you the means to handle a loved one’s aggression any time it rears its head.

Learn more about how to cope with aggression and dementia.

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November 17, 2018

Caregiver Chronicles: Caregiver Advocates for the Best Possible Care for Her Mother’s Glioblastoma

by Guest Author

A motivated family caregiver advocates for the best possible care for her mother’s glioblastoma. Read about how this family navigated treatment and clinical trials for better outcomes.

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October 17, 2018

Clinical Trials Round Up: October 2018

by Mini Gill

Find out about the latest clinical trials at Pacific Neuroscience Institute for brain tumor, stroke and other neurological areas. Call our center at 310-829-8265 to enroll.

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September 6, 2018

Caregiver Chronicles: Heroic Narratives and Subplots

by Marlon Saria

Read Dr. Marlon Saria's article about the emotional toll of caregiving and his remembrance of Sen. John McCain who died from glioblastoma, a lethal brain cancer.

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August 28, 2018

Caregiver Chronicles: Work From Home, No Experience Necessary

by Marlon Saria

In family caregiving, no amount of prior experience prepares you for the role. Sometimes, referred to as informal caregiving, there is nothing informal in what needs and is expected to be done. Learn more about resources and strategies in the first of this new blog series.

Last updated: September 14th, 2018