With heavy hearts, musicians and fans all over the world mourn the loss of Neil Peart, who died of brain cancer on January 7, 2020.
Rori used to be an elementary school teacher who loved working with kids. She lost the ability to walk and talk. With a diagnosis proving elusive, she and her husband Justin had to embark on a scavenger hunt. They reached out to “Chasing the Cure” for some answers and ended up at Pacific Neuroscience Institute.
Actor Jay Huguley recounts how sudden loss of eyesight and color perception in his left eye led to his surprising brush with minimally invasive brain surgery. Find out more in his video testimonial for Pacific Neuroscience Institute.
Inspired by his ambulatory surgery center and care from Dr. Chester Griffiths, a patient pays it forward in his community.
In this incredible story about a remarkable patient, which aired on “The Doctors”, what looked like a tiny pimple on a patient’s nose, turned out to be a very deeply seated cancer. Her dermatologist referred her to Dr. Kian Karimi. What happened next will shock you.
The research arm at Pacific Neuroscience Institute confronts some of medicine’s biggest brain tumor challenges. Read this story about glioblastoma and the innovative clinical trial treatment a patient received.
A former pituitary tumor patient joins forces with the Pacific Pituitary Disorders Center to bring awareness to Cushing’s disease and other pituitary tumor-related syndromes. Read about Sharmyn McGraw’s 7-year journey.
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.