By: Julia Michaelson
Doctors are using a debilitating disease, nearly wiped out globally, to treat one of the most dangerous types of brain tumor.
In 2012, 58 year-old Nancy Justice found out she had a brain tumor. She had been diagnosed with Glioblastoma. Justice was told she had seven months to live. According to CBS News, doctors said they can ... READ MORE »»
Kyla Nagel stands next to her brain scan at her home Friday, Jan. 28, 2005, in Springfield, Ore. Nagel was diagnosed with an aggressive brain cancer three years. After undergoing conventional treatment, including chemotherapy, and having the tumor return, she enrolled in a research regimen using an experimental drug and now her brain scans show no sign of cancer. A recent study shows that brain cancer in adults is a dreaded diagnosis with few established treatment guidelines _ resulting in wide variations in treatment that risk making things even worse for some patients. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)