Brain Cancer

McCain completes round of radiation, chemo for brain cancer

PHOENIX (AP) — The daughter of U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona says the 80-year-old lawmaker has completed the first round of radiation and chemotherapy as he battles an aggressive form of brain cancer.<p>Meghan McCain also tweeted Friday afternoon that her father's "resilience & strength is …

Politics

Patients, The Center Of Our Efforts

Glioblastoma multiforme ((GBM)) is the most common and aggressive type of brain cancer with only two products reported to improve median overall …

Business

Moleculin Bio acquires new brain cancer candidate; shares ahead 4% premarket

• Nano cap Moleculin Biotech (NASDAQ:MBRX) perks up 4% premarket on light volume in response to its announcement that it has secured exclusive access …

Stock Markets

How Marijuana May Treat Aggressive Brain Cancer

In what is being heralded as a breakthrough for cancer research, GW Pharmaceuticals announced on Tuesday positive results from a study using a …

Cancer

FDA OKs VBI's IND for brain cancer candidate VBI-1901; shares ahead 8% premarket

Thinly traded micro cap VBI Vaccines (NASDAQ:VBIV) is up 8% premarket on light volume on the news that the FDA has approved its Investigational New …

Business

OMF - Trevor Etheridge, 24, astrocytoma (a brain cancer), Brookline, with his mother, Connie Etheridge, 55, glioblastoma (a brain cancer), Newburyport 8-15-17

Trevor was diagnosed with brain cancer just about 6 months after his mom's diagnosis. Trevor had no symptoms at all until he had a very small seizure …

Cancer

The Brain Cancer That Keeps Killing Baseball Players

PHILADELPHIA — Since Darren Daulton succumbed to brain cancer on Aug. 6, heartfelt tributes have honored the way he led a raucous Phillies team to the World Series in 1993.<p>And unanswered questions have surfaced about the way he died.<p>Daulton and several prominent contemporaries in baseball — …

Sports

Genetic drivers of deadly brain cancer uncovered

Scientists have uncovered a variety of genetic mutations that, in combination, can fuel the development of glioblastoma, which is an aggressive, …

Medicine

Gene Combinations That Cause Glioblastoma Brain Cancer Identified

<i>Summary: CRISPR technology and advanced screening techniques allow researchers to comb through over 1500 genetic combinations to find multiple</i> …

Neuroscience

Potential new drug for kids' brain cancer

Queensland researchers are leading a trial to treat children with an aggressive form of brain tumour with a breast cancer drug.

Cancer

Why This Veteran With Terminal Brain Cancer Opposes Legalizing Assisted Suicide

A veteran is using his personal experiences to battle both physician-assisted suicide and terminal brain cancer to protect other patients.<p>“In 2014, …

Conservative View

A walk to remember for Marcella Zemanek

Just over 10 years ago Marcella Zemanek lost her husband, broadcasting legend Stan Zemanek, to brain cancer. Now, at 71 years of age she intends to …

Australian News

Without exception, you're going to die: What now?

The library is filled with famous last words, but for my money the best parting line was William Saroyan’s, phoned in to the Associated Press days …

John McCain

Morning Bits

It’s a total disgrace. “There are solid, straight-down-the-middle reporters at Fox such as Chris Wallace, Bret Baier, and Shepherd Smith, and a few, increasingly marginalized, commentators such as Charles Krauthammer, Ralph Peters, and Steve Hayes who are critical of Trump. But their work is …

Opinion

Senator Suggests McCain Voted Against Obamacare Repeal Because of His Brain Tumor

Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, a Republican, suggested Tuesday that John McCain's brain cancer diagnosis might have affected his decision to vote …

Politics

Nuclear war threat between North Korea and US is 'very, very, very serious', John McCain warns

The escalating nuclear standoff between North Korea and Donald Trump is “very, very, very serious”, John McCain has said, as he cautioned the US …

North Korea

Woman, 26, documents brain cancer: 'When I make the videos I feel a lot better'

After returning home from weekend trip in March, Courtney Warner was getting ready for bed when she heard a strange noise in her ear. Then, she realized she couldn’t talk. When she tried texting, she couldn’t think of the right words. While Warner worried, she thought she needed sleep and went to …

Health

Daulton 4th Former Phillie To Die After Battling Brain Cancer

<i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS)</i> — Darren Daulton becomes the fourth former Philadelphia Phillies’ player to die from an aggressive form of brain cancer called …

Darren Daulton

Official Website of the Dallas Mavericks

DALLAS – The generosity of the Dallas Mavericks isn’t confined to just the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Or even to the state of Texas for that matter.<p>In …

Dallas Mavericks

McCain says he expects to return to Senate next month

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Sen. John McCain said in a radio interview Wednesday that he hates the healthy diet his wife and daughter are forcing on him as he fights an aggressive form of brain cancer but expects to return to the Senate next month.<p>McCain made the remarks in his first extended interview …

Politics

DelMar Pharmaceuticals - The $2 Biotech Stock That Could Win Brain Cancer Fight

DelMar Pharmaceuticals benefits from news about John McCain and glioblastoma diagnosis.<p>Company trading with significant discount to recent IPO of …

Cancer

‘John McCain is a piece of sh*t’: Trump ally Roger Stone says senator is ‘traitor’ regardless of brain cancer

Roger Stone, a controversial longtime adviser to President Donald Trump, called Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) a “peice of sh*t” and a “traitor” for voting …

Liberal View

Trump Is Trying to Reanimate Trumpcare Using Threats and Ridicule

The president of the United States has had another busy day saying stuff on Twitter. Clearly still upset over the latest — and seemingly final — …

Politics

McCain to begin cancer treatment Monday

Sen. John McCain will begin radiation and chemotherapy treatment at home in Arizona next week

John McCain

Why Senate Republicans couldn’t repeal Obamacare

For now.<p>In a stunning turn, Senate Republicans — in the dead of night, on their last hope of passing any kind of Obamacare repeal bill — came up short.<p>The result is, for now, a crushing blow to seven years of promises to uproot the health care law.<p>Three Republican senators — Susan Collins of Maine, …

ObamaCare

US Senate rejects partial Obamacare repeal in shock blow to Trump

Dealing a serious blow to President Donald Trump's agenda, the Senate early Friday rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama's health care law after a night of high suspense in the U.S. Capitol.<p>Unable to pass even a so-called "skinny repeal," it was unclear if Senate …

U.S. Congress

Colbert and Noah Furiously Attack G.O.P.’s Latest Attempt to Gut Health Care

“It’s like describing a new color that you’ve never seen before, and this color is made of all the other colors dying.”<p>As Republican senators begin their 20 hours of health-care debate, late-night hosts are already railing against the tactics they took to get their wildly unpopular efforts this …

Comedy

McCain delivers a key health care vote, scolding message

The maverick stood with his party on Tuesday, casting a crucial vote in the Republican drive to repeal "Obamacare." But then, like an angry prophet, Sen. John McCain condemned the tribal politics besetting the nation.<p>Confronting an aggressive brain cancer, the 80-year-old Arizonan served notice he …

Politics

These experimental treatments target brain cancer like John McCain’s

When Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) returned to work Tuesday, he seemed his tough old self, saying it would be hard to call the Senate the “world's greatest deliberative body” with a straight face. He added he was headed home soon for treatment for the aggressive brain cancer recently discovered during …

Cancer

Days after brain cancer diagnosis, McCain speaks out on Senate floor

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sen. John McCain appeared lively and impassioned upon his return to Washington on Tuesday, less than two weeks after surgeons removed a large blood clot from his brain and diagnosed him with brain cancer.<p>The 80-year-old Arizona Republican took the floor on Tuesday afternoon, with a scar …

American Health Care Act