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brain surgery

A new approach to glioblastoma?

More aggressive surgeries that target the tumor and its surrounding tissues could improve survival period.

Patient Story

Life with Luke

Doctors said baby Luke Worley was 12 hours from death. Today, he's a thriving, striving 6-year-old enjoying life.

The brain: Amazingly resilient

Patients recovered most of their function after pediatric epilepsy surgery, which entailed removal or severing up to half the brain.

Patient Story

‘Absolutely amazing’

Maxed out on Parkinson’s disease meds and reluctant to give up his active lifestyle, Steve Stampfler opted for deep brain stimulation to bring his tremors under control.

Patient Story

‘I couldn’t breathe’

A breast cancer diagnosis stuns Amy Flynn following her husband’s brain surgery.

Patient Story

‘They brought me back’

Following a brain cancer diagnosis, Polly Spence's family moved her from Florida to Michigan for surgery and rehabilitation.

Find your hidden aneurysm

About 1 in 50 people have an aneurysm lurking in their brain. Take some steps to make sure you're not one of them.

Patient Story

‘Your life changes in an instant’

As an EMT, Tim Hoffman was used to helping people. After a traumatic brain injury in an ambulance crash, he's now the one being helped.

Patient Story

‘I’m a walking, talking miracle’

After surviving a brain aneurysm during her pregnancy, Anna Weeber is looking forward to the birth of a happy, healthy boy.

Patient Story

‘You are my sunshine, my only sunshine’

Born with an ultra-rare condition that caused her brain to outgrow her skull, little Kenzie Bennett is 'still smiling at life.'

Patient Story

‘Let’s rock this’

With poignancy, humor and a doctor’s insight, a cardiologist chronicles his battle with a life-threatening brain tumor.

Patient Story

Kitty cracks the code

For brain tumor patient Kitty Smith, the secret to tackling her recovery is to face it “one little goal at a time.”

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