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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.

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March 1, 2018

Clinical Trials Roundup – New Study Currently Enrolling: March 2018

by Marlon Saria

Pacific Neuroscience Institute is pleased to announce a new clinical trial for traumatic brain injury patients who have been suffering from chronic motor deficits for more than a year. This study is currently enrolling patients. Clinical trials help bring much needed treatments and therapies to market. Find out more about PNI trials for treatment of primary brain tumors such as glioblastoma, metastatic brain tumors that arise from cancers affecting the breast, lung or skin, quality and outcomes research and other neurological studies.

Marlon Saria
June 26, 2017

PROFESSIONAL SPOTLIGHT: Marlon Saria, PhD, RN Cares for the ‘Other Patient’

by Zara Jethani

Dr. Marlon Saria implements clinical research to increase quality of life not only for patients with brain cancer but their family caregivers as well.

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April 24, 2017

New Program for Family Caregivers

by Marlon Saria

Cancer is a family disease, the negative effects of caregiving extending to family and beyond. Our new program now supports family caregivers. Read more.

Alice Beirne and Rita Cornyn
December 25, 2016

PATIENT STORY: The Evolving Role of Caregivers

by Zara Jethani

Like many people, Alice Beirne was unprepared to become a cancer caregiver. But with hope and determination, Alice and a team of relatives stepped in to help a loved one navigate through a year of cancer treatment and recovery. “It’s a journey, and every day...

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November 9, 2016

The Hidden Plight of Family Caregivers

by Marlon Saria

If this is the first time you are hearing that November is National Family Caregivers Month, you are not alone. Many Americans, including professional healthcare providers, are not aware that there is a month designated to promoting national recognition of family caregivers. President Clinton signed...

Last updated: November 13th, 2019