University of Rochester – Wilmot Cancer Institute

University of Rochester – Wilmot Cancer Institute

Overview The Wilmot Cancer Institute offers multidisciplinary cancer care, meaning physicians and staff from a wide range of disciplines – including surgical, medical and radiation oncology – are working together to form the best possible treatment plan for each patient based on the most recent scientific discoveries and treatments. Doctors, nurses, support staff and research […]

Optune by Novocure

Optune by Novocure

Partner Developed Content & Underwritten Introduction Optune™ is a wearable and portable, FDA-approved device that has been shown in clinical trials to safely deliver continuous therapy to the area of your brain where your GBM tumor is located. You may be worried about what kind of effects Optune can have on other parts of your […]

My Social Support Network

My Social Support Network

When facing a brain cancer diagnosis, having a support network is very important. Often it can significantly affect outcomes, including long term survival. One recent study showed that lung cancer patients with strong social relationships and support systems had a 50% increased likelihood of survival compared to those who lacked these basic social ties. This fact sheet will help guide you in identifying your network and learning how to lean on it.