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Patient Basab with Doctors Kelly and Griffiths
December 4, 2019

Patient Story: A Young Boy Finds Help at PNI for Pediatric Cushing’s Disease

by Guest Author

A devoted father searching around the world for help finds the care his son needs at Pacific Neuroscience Institute. Read Basab’s story below. A Search for Medical Help and Hope One can only imagine the anguish of Deg Gharti Chhetri by the fall of 2018....

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November 21, 2019

Patient Story: Love’s Meningioma Surgery

by Guest Author

Find out more about how an international patient's trip to PNI saved both her life, and the life of her unborn child.

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June 7, 2018

ONS Members Share Resources, Experiences With Philippine Colleagues

by Zara Jethani

Cancers are never confined by borders. For most disease types, the ones seen in clinics and institutions throughout the United States are the same found in other first-, second-, and third-world countries. The realities facing cancer, treatments, and patient outcomes are often challenging to address no matter where you live, and it’s one of the many common threads that tie oncology professionals together the world over. Read about the unique challenges faced in The Philippines.

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May 29, 2018

Is It Safe For Patients With Brain Tumors To Fly?

by Garni Barkhoudarian

Thanks to the ever-increasing availability of medical information available online and capabilities for long distance tele-health consultations, patients have many options to undergo multidisciplinary treatment for their conditions with experts worldwide. Find out if it is safe for patients with brain tumors to fly.

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April 17, 2018

All About The New Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Zara Jethani

Breaking Neuroscience Ground: Daniel F. Kelly MD and the Pacific Neuroscience Institute Lead In Comprehensive Treatment Neurological Conditions

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March 8, 2018

Neurosurgery Over The Shanghai Airwaves

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s neurosurgery educational partnership exchange with Fudan University in Shanghai, China moves to the next level with a new live stream videoconference. Learn how this program is bringing minimally invasive endoscopic surgery knowledge across the globe.

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December 18, 2017

Exporting Brain Surgery to the World

by Zara Jethani

Over the past decade, the neurosurgeons at Pacific Neuroscience Institute have made it a priority to train the next generation of neurosurgeons. Read about an international fellow's experience in the Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery Fellowship & Research Program at PNI.

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April 19, 2017

International Scientific Outreach

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute physicians & scientists take international education & scientific exchange seriously. Read about these Indian collaborations.

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September 16, 2016

Traveling the Extra Mile: International Patient Stories (Part 2 of 2)

by Daniel F. Kelly

We welcome patients from around the globe and invite you to contact us. Here are a few of our patients who tell their stories. Information for International Patients Juan from Chile – Pituitary Adenoma:  Finding the diagnosis was the hardest part. It took me a year;...

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September 16, 2016

Traveling the Extra Mile: In Search of Expert Care (Part 1 of 2)

by Daniel F. Kelly

Doing what it takes to get the best care Being diagnosed with a brain tumor, skull base tumor or pituitary adenoma is a frightening, life-altering event. Fortunately, treatments for all these tumor types whether cancerous or benign have advanced significantly over the last two decades. From...

Last updated: November 13th, 2019