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Brain Tumor Awareness Month

April 29, 2013

May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month.

Our guest was brain surgeon Dr. Michael Link and neurologist Dr. Alyx Porter.  Brain tumors can strike anyone at any age and can be malignant or benign.  We discussed symptoms, diagnoses, treatments, and prognosis.  Also, what does the future hold and what role might proton beam therapy play in treatment?

Mother and author Jen O'Hara joined us to talk about her daughter Shannon who-although she lost her battle with brain cancer- was Determined To Matter.

Miss this show? Click here for the full audio: Medical edge Radio Full Show 5-4-13

Dr. Alyx Porter on targeting glioblastoma brain tumors.


Dr. Robert Jenkins on how genetics play a role in one type of tumor.


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