neurosurgery

Can a KISS Predict Breast Cancer?

January 27, 2012

The most common cause of death from breast cancer is not the primary tumor, but metastatic disease, when the cancer travels and takes root in the brain. About 1 in 5 women with metastatic breast cancer will contract a brain lesion, and median [Read more]

A Pill to Prevent Brain Surgery?

October 28, 2011

Brain surgery remains one of the more complex procedures in the clinical arsenal, an intervention any doctor would like to avoid if possible. But many conditions – a growing brain tumor, a bleeding hemorrhage – require the surgeon to go [Read more]