Items Tagged ‘meningioma’
One Type Of Brain Tumor Is More Likely To Strike Obese People
Now there’s yet another good reason to maintain a healthy weight: A new study has found that being obese increases your risk for a type of brain tumor called a meningioma.Posted on Jan 20, 2016 by Department Author In Blog, Brain Tumor, Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors, Glioma, Meningiomas
Dr. Bruce's Patient Describes Her Treatment for Meningioma on CNN.com
At 28 years old, Jessica Moskowitz had everything going for her. A career as a digital producer with CNN, great friends, close family, and...Posted on Sep 21, 2015 by Department Author In Blog, Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors, Meningiomas, Neurosurgeons
Meet Healy, Dr. Jeffrey Bruce’s Patient
In 2003 Healy started having what she thought were sinus headaches. She was shocked, then, when her allergist told her...Posted on Oct 14, 2014 by Department Author In Brain Tumor News, Meningiomas, News
NEUROSURGERY Team Dr. Jeffry N. Bruce, Co-directorDr. Bruce is a leading authority on complex tumors of the brain and skull base. He leads a multidisciplinary effort as Co-Director of the Columbia Neurosurgery Brain Tumor Center and Director of Skull Base Surgery specializing in the surgical...
RN Jerry Lesser Walks us Through a Typical Treatment at Columbia's Gamma Knife Center
Jerry Lesser, MS, RNC, ACRN, Program Director of the Gamma Knife Center, has a terrific Gamma Knife article in the June 2012 issue of InReport, New York Presbyterian Hospital's (NYPH) Nursing Newsletter. The article gives an informed, moment-by-moment account of what a patient might go through...Posted on Jun 26, 2012 by Department Author In Acoustic Neuroma, Arteriovenous Malformations, Blog, Brain Tumor Featured, Brain Tumors, Gamma Knife Featured
Another Study: Still No Link between Cell Phone and Brain Tumor
Despite the lack of evidence so far, the suggestion that cell phone use is in some way linked to the development of brain tumors still abounds, prompting study after study. Newly published research out of Scandinavia, where cell phone use is particularly high, shows that there is still no link....Posted on Dec 28, 2009 by Department Author In Acoustic Neuroma, Blog, Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors
Grace K. Mandigo, MD, FAANS
Dr. Mandigo completed her undergraduate education at Yale University where she graduated magna cum laude, and she earned her medical doctorate from Columbia, College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed her Neurological Surgery Internship, Residency and Chief Residency at the Neurological...
The spinal cord is surrounded by a protective membrane called the meninges, which is made up of three layers, the dura mater, the arachnoid membrane, and the pia mater. Tumors that arise from this tissue, especially the cells that make up the arachnoid membrane (arachnoid cap cells), are called...
The brain and spinal cord are surrounded by a protective membrane called the meninges, which are made up of three layers, the dura mater, the arachnoid membrane, and the pia matter. Tumors that arise from this tissue, especially the cells that make up the arachnoid membrane (arachnoid cap cells),...
Within the brain there are several ventricles, or cavities, that are filled with a clear liquid called cerebrospinal fluid. The cerebrospinal fluid, which also surrounds the brain and spinal cord, helps support and cushion the brain. Tumors in the ventricles are known as intraventricular tumors, and...