Item Details

Brain Tumors [electronic resource]: New Hope, New Treatments

Information Television Network
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Several years after he was given less than a year to live, David, a patient with glioblastoma multiforme, is alive and cancer-free. In this program, Henry Friedman, of the Duke University Medical Center; Michael Prados, of the University of California at San Francisco; and other medical experts use case studies to show how scientific advances in the areas of brain mapping, laser surgery, and chemotherapy are offering patients like David a new lease on life. Information on the symptoms and risk factors involved with cancers of the brain is included.
Release Date
2006
Run Time
24 min.
Language
English
Rating
11 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Aug. 09, 2006.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
New hope, new treatments
Contents
  • Brain Cancer Case Study: David's Story (3:21)
  • Understanding Brain Tumors (2:30)
  • Brain Cancer Case Study: Johanna's Story (2:07)
  • Brain Tumor Symptoms (3:23)
  • Treating Brain Tumors: Surgery and Radiation (3:16)
  • Treating Brain Tumors: Advances in Chemotherapy (2:03)
  • Surviving Cancer (3:19)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2000.
Publisher no.
12039 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (24 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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