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Center focused on finding cure for glioblastoma reveals AstraZeneca drug may be a success
  • October 20, 2023
  • Source: OutsourcingPharma
Outsourcing Pharma recently spotlighted the Ivy Center's groundbreaking clinical trial on AZD1390 for recurrent glioblastoma patients. The Ivy Center unveiled promising initial results, indicating that AZD1390 may act as a potent radio-sensitizer in human glioblastoma cases. This discovery marks the first instance where AZD1390's potential efficacy in enhancing radiation therapy for glioblastoma has been documented in humans. These results highlight the Ivy Center's commitment to pioneering advancements in glioblastoma treatment.
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John McCain’s son says fight to cure glioblastoma continues 5 years after senator’s death
  • August 25, 2023
  • Source: 12News
August 25th marked five years since our nation lost Senator John McCain to a deadly glioblastoma brain tumor. The Ivy Brain Tumor Center honors Senator McCain and all those affected by this devastating disease by remaining committed to our mission to find a cure for patients with brain tumors. Andy McCain, son of John McCain and avid supporter of the Ivy Center, appeared on 12News to talk about his father and how the family remembers him.
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How has brain cancer treatment, research advanced since Senator McCain’s death?
  • August 25, 2023
  • Source: ABC15 Arizona
Discover five years of transformative progress against glioblastoma through ABC15's illuminating coverage of the Ivy Brain Tumor Center. They delve into innovative treatments, patient stories like Heather Knies', and the visionary leadership of Director Dr. Nadar Sanai. Read the full coverage here.
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Sanai Spotlights Meningioma Symptoms, Treatment Options, and Research Needs
  • August 10, 2023
  • Source: OncLive
OncLive On Air has a discussion with Dr. Nader Sanai, director of the Ivy Brain Tumor Center. Delve into intricate insights about meningiomas, including prevalence, malignant grading, common symptoms, and innovative treatment modalities for high-grade cases.
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Nurses on the Front Lines Are Helping Patients Navigate Brain Tumor Cancer Care
  • August 9, 2023
  • Source: Oncology Nursing News
Oncology Nursing News highlights Jacki Garcia, RN, BSN, CNRN, and Kristen Hendrickson, BA, RN, and their roles within Phase 0 trials and impact on personalized treatments for brain tumor patients. Join them as they explore the invaluable work of the Ivy Center, providing hope and potential treatment options to those in need.
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‘It’s Not Taking Me’: Valley Mom Fighting Glioblastoma, Doctors Fight For Better Prognoses For Patients
  • July 19, 2023
  • Source: 12 News
In honor of Glioblastoma Awareness Day, Ivy Center patient, Jenn Ortiz, joins 12 News with Dr. Shwetal Mehta to discuss the importance of raising awareness and funds for this devastating disease.
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New Home For Brain Tumor Treatment
  • July 16, 2023
  • Source: North Central News
The Ivy Brain Tumor Center, a research center dedicated solely to the discovery of a cure for brain tumors, will open the doors to its new headquarters later this year. North Central News covers the construction progress and shares more about the new building.
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Jacki Garcia And Kristin Hendrickson On Navigating Patients Through Phase 0 Trials
  • July 15, 2023
  • Source: Oncology Nursing News
Jacki Garcia, RN, BSN, CNRN, and Kristin Hendrickson, BA, RN, shed light on Phase 0 trials and their impact on personalized treatments for brain tumor patients. Join them as they explore the invaluable work of the Ivy Center, providing hope and potential new treatment options to those in need.
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Ivy Brain Tumor Center Appoints New Chief Medical Officer
  • June 23, 2023
  • Source: The ASCO Post
Yoshie Umemura, MD, was recently appointed as Chief Medical Officer of the Ivy Brain Tumor Center and Chief of Neuro-Oncology and the William and Joan Shapiro Chair of Neuro-Oncology at Barrow Neurological Institute. Dr. Umemura plans to build on the Ivy Center’s clinical trials program and translate those findings directly into patient care.
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Glioblastoma aka GBM Podcast, Episode: Starting with Zer0
  • June 14, 2023
  • Source: Glioblastoma aka GBM Podcast
The Ivy Brain Tumor Center joins Glioblastoma Research Organization's podcast, "Glioblastoma aka GBM" to discuss the journey in finding a cure for brain cancer. Featuring Catherine Ivy, the driving force behind the quest for a cure and renowned neurosurgeon, Dr. Nader Sanai, they delve into the remarkable world of brain cancer research