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Dr. Michael Lawton Discusses McCain’s Brain Cancer with Associated Press

The Associated Press spoke to Barrow President and CEO Dr. Michael Lawton about glioblastoma in an article describing Sen. John McCain’s brain cancer battle. McCain has maintained a busy schedule despite undergoing surgery, radiation therapy,…

Barrow Patient Fights Glioblastoma With Optune Device

Wearing a broad smile on his face and electrodes on his head, Nate Tomlin greets strangers he passes in the hallways of Barrow Neurological Institute. “People always ask me why I’m so happy all of…

Thinking Small to Cure Brain Cancer

In the treatment of cancer, chemotherapy describes the use of drugs to kill cancer cells, stop their spread, or slow their growth. But when it comes to treating glioblastoma and other malignant brain tumors, drugs…

Barrow Scientist Awarded NIH Grants to Improve Imaging for Brain Tumors

Barrow researcher Chad Quarles, PhD, and his team have received two R01 grants from the National Institutes of Health to develop advanced imaging methods for brain cancer, specifically glioblastoma. Among adults, glioblastoma is the deadliest…

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