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July 19, 2023

Glioblastoma Awareness Day: Confronting the Challenges of a Devastating Brain Tumor

by Brianna Rauchman

Today, July 19, 2023, marks the observance of Glioblastoma Awareness Day. Glioblastoma (GBM) is an infamous form of brain cancer, presenting immense difficulties in its treatment.

rGBM Phase 2 Clinical Trial Results
June 29, 2023

Trial Results Offer Hope for Improved rGBM Survival Outcomes

by Guest Author

Expert neuro-oncologist Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD, Director of Neuro-oncology at Pacific Neuroscience Institute and Chair and Professor of the Department of Translational Neurosciences at Saint John’s Cancer Institute, published the results from a phase 2 clinical trial for recurrent glioblastoma (rGBM), offering hope for improved survival outcomes and pushing novel treatment one step closer to FDA approval.

Symptoms & Treatment of Brain Tumors
June 8, 2023

Symptoms & Treatment of Brain Tumors

by Brianna Rauchman

Neuro-oncologist, Akanksha Sharma, MD, explains common symptoms of brain tumors and highlights the wide range of medical specialties that provide accessible brain tumor treatments. Plus, discover how Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) supports the brain tumor community.

Akanksha Sharma, MD, gives opening remarks at Brain Tumor Awareness Day 2023
Brain Tumor Awareness Day 2023
Brain Tumor Awareness Day Walk 2023 at Pacific Neuroscience Institute.
Brain Tumor Awareness Day walk at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
Brain Tumor Awareness Day 2023
Brain Tumor Walk 2023
Brain Tumor Walk 2023
Brain Tumor Walk 2023
Saint John's Cancer Institute at Brain Tumor Awareness Day 2023
Brain Tumor Walk 2023
June 7, 2023

Brain Tumor Awareness Day at PNI

by Amelia Garrison

PNI specialists joined the brain tumor community for a special day of festivities and a walk around Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica on May 31st, 2023.

Brain Tumor Awareness Month Providence Press Release - Blog Feature Image
May 30, 2023

United Against Brain Tumors | Pacific Neuroscience Institute and Providence Saint John’s Host May Awareness Events

by Guest Author

Pacific Neuroscience Institute and Providence Saint John's observe Brain Tumor Awareness Month. Join our upcoming events to support patients and their loved ones.

brain tumor awareness month 2023
April 28, 2023

Go Gray in May: Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2023

by Amelia Garrison

May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month. This year, we celebrate practicing resilience, gratitude, and self-care. Join Pacific Neuroscience Institute for a series of in-person and virtual special events.

March 28, 2023

Psychedelic-assisted Therapy Using Ketamine for Cancer Patients

by PNI Experts

Cancer patients may find relief from mental anguish with ketamine-assisted therapy available at Saint John’s Health Center and Pacific Neuroscience Institute ® (PNI).

January 1, 2023

PNI Founders’ Message 2023

by Daniel F. Kelly

At Pacific Neuroscience Institute® (PNI) we achieved many milestones in 2022 and continue to make positive impacts in neuroscience clinical care, research, and education.

Brain Tumor Radiation Therapy IORT
November 17, 2022

Clinical Trial Results for World’s First Glioblastoma Vaccine

by Amelia Garrison

Renowned neuro-oncologist Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD, is one of the authors of a phase 3 trial that found that the use of an autologous tumor lysate-loaded dendritic cell vaccine (DCVax-L) added to the standard of care (SOC) treatment of both newly diagnosed glioblastoma and recurrent glioblastoma...

220726 USNWR award
July 27, 2022

Neurology and Neurosurgery High Level Performance Recognized at Providence Hospitals

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute teams in Neurology and Neurosurgery contribute to High Performing Hospitals in US News & World Report rankings.

Last updated: August 17th, 2022