June 15, 2017
Lauren Dirling was a 24-year-old college student when doctors discovered a plum-sized tumor in her brain. Learn more about Lauren Dirling's UPMC story.
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Categorized as: Neurosurgery and Brain Health
Tagged with: athletes, brain surgery, Brain tumor, cross training, neurosurgery
February 25, 2016
Gamma knife radiosurgery is a form of precisely targeted radiation therapy that affects only the tumor or other issue, not the surrounding tissue.
Categorized as: Cancer Care, Neurosurgery and Brain Health
Tagged with: acoustic neuroma, arteriovenous malformation, brain and skull surgery, brain disorders, Brain tumor, cancer, epilepsy, Gamma knife radiosurgery, medical mondays, MRI, neurosurgery, Parkinson's disease, pituitary tumor, radiation therapy, targeted therapy, trigeminal neuralgia
June 4, 2015
Epilepsy causes are not always clear, but we do know a few factors that lead to it. Learn why understanding seizure triggers helps you be prepared.
Categorized as: Health Topics A-Z, Neurosurgery and Brain Health
Tagged with: Alzheimer's disease, Atherosclerosis, Brain tumor, diabetes, dizziness, epilepsy, epilepsy causes, epilepsy triggers, epileptic seizure, head injury, infection, medical mondays, seizure causes, seizure triggers, seizures, stress, stroke