Westchester Medical Center First in Region to Offer Brain Tumor Therapy That Can Slow Tumor Progression, Lessen Radiation Site Effects and Reduce Frequency of Post-Surgical Treatments

Westchester Medical Center recently became the first neurosurgical oncology program in the Hudson Valley* to offer a targeted therapy for brain tumors that can help delay tumor progression, spare healthy tissue and reduce the number of post-surgical radiation treatments – and the side effects that come along with them.

GammaTile Therapy

The 24 best medical device innovations of 2022

GT Medical Technologies’ GammaTile is a surgically targeted radiation therapy (STaRT) for brain tumors. GT Medical Technologies designed the GammaTile to provide immediate, dose-intense treatment at the completion of resection. The company says the therapy system can extend local recurrence-free survival with minimal complications to reduce patient burden and assure compliance.

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Glioblastoma Awareness Day

Today is Glioblastoma Awareness Day

Posted at 5:54 PM, Jul 20, 2022 and last updated 5:54 PM, Jul 20, 2022
Today is Glioblastoma Awareness Day, a day to help those affected by this devastating disease and remember lives lost to Glioblastoma (GMB), lives like Senator John McCain, and Mike Traphagen.