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Brain Tumor Treatment Breakthrough

Summary: Treating brain cancer patients for a common viral infection significantly increases survival.
Air Date: 10/17/13
Duration: 10
Host: Dr. Michael Smith, MD
Brain Tumor Treatment Breakthrough
Perhaps the most frightening malignancy one can be diagnosed with is a brain cancer called glioblastoma multiforme.

Median survival without treatment is 4.5 months. Aggressive conventional therapy buys about 10 months of added life.

However, a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine may represent the most significant advancement in treating this deadly cancer.

Join Dr. Mike to learn more about this exciting discovery.

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