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Brain cancer’s impact on mind, body and spirit.

First Aired: September 28, 2014

Primary and secondary cancer in the brain can affect more than 100,000 people every year. There are various types of cancer tumors that can affect different areas of the brain, including those that control speech, motor skills, emotion, reasoning, language, and the senses.

Join our guests as we talk about the ins and outs of brain cancer, its impact on quality of life, and how integrative treatments can help.

– Dr. Katy Peters is Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke, and Director of the Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program.

– Greg Sousa is a husband, father, and brain cancer survivor. He is an ironman and marathon competitor and works hard to promote the possibilities for a full life during and after treatment. Learn more about Greg “Badousa Brain” Sousa here.

Greg Sousa, Dr. Katy Peters and Dave Richmond

Greg Sousa, Dr. Katy Peters and Dave Richmond

Additional Resources:
Brain tumor facts (MD Anderson)
Brain tumor treatment and clinical trials (NCI)
What you need to know about brain tumors (NCI)
About brain tumors: a primer for patients and caregivers – American Brain Tumor Association

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