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.
Hemifacial spasm is a medical condition characterized by involuntary twitching of the muscles of facial expression affecting one side of the face. Read about a patient’s experience in dealing with this condition.
The root cause of many hormonal imbalances is a small pea-size gland, the pituitary, sitting at the base of the brain, which often houses the tiniest of tumors. Patient advocate, Sharmyn McGraw raises awareness for the debilitating and often over-looked Cushing’s disease.
A professional French horn player’s hemifacial spasms were interfering with his life for over 30 years. Find out how his treatment at Pacific Neuroscience Institute lead to his journey of success.
What started out as a normal night in a retired nurse’s life quickly turned into a race against time. Read about how a small fall landed this patient in the hospital and in the OR for emergency brain surgery.
The ever-expanding scope of medicine has radically transformed our lives. Now that we are living longer, how do we deal with diseases that come along with aging? Read about cancer survivorship strategies and how to thrive.
Brain tumors sometimes make themselves known in baffling ways. With a trio of neurosurgeons and neuro-oncologists at his side, Rusty Doms takes a journey to new frontiers of glioblastoma treatment at the leading edge of medicine.
Precision medicine tailors treatment to the patient’s unique biological makeup. Dr. Santosh Kesari uses genetic profiling & targeted treatment healing one person at a time.
Subdural hematomas are a life-threatening condition caused by bleeding in the skull outside the brain. Read about a patient’s experience with neurosurgeon, Garni Barkhoudarian, MD.
Cancer survivors can now have access to more resources for cancer care or post-cancer needs at Providence Saint John’s new survivorship program. Read more.