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Glowing tumors: How fluorescence helps neurosurgeons fight brain cancer

UT Southwestern's neurosurgery team recently performed the first two fluorescence-guided brain tumor removals in the Dallas-Fort Worth region, using an advanced technology that makes the cancer cells glow so it is easier to see and remove them. Kalil Abdullah, M.D., led the surgery team and discusses the effect of this advanced treatment for glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive form of brain tumor.

Brain; Patient Stories; Pediatrics; Your Pregnancy Matters

Brain tumor surgery with quadruplets on the way: Katie's extra-complex pregnancy

Katie Sturm was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor while she was pregnant with quadruplets. She had surgery at UT Southwestern and later delivered her four sons during a pandemic. Read her amazing story on the Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

Cancer

Q&A: Advances in Brain Tumor Treatment

Doctors and researchers are making strides every day in the fight against brain cancer. Read on to learn about some of the new developments underway at UT Southwestern.

Cancer

Cancer Clinical Trials

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Cancer

Vic’s story: Glioblastoma and a ‘Magic Johnson miracle’

Vic Zanetti talks about being diagnosed and treated for grade 4 glioblastoma, and how he plans to keep outrunning it until medicine can catch up.