UC Brain Tumor Center http://wvxu.org en Blood could tell how long brain tumor patients have and how well their treatment is working http://wvxu.org/post/blood-could-tell-how-long-brain-tumor-patients-have-and-how-well-their-treatment-working <p>The Holy Grail in the brain tumor field, according to Mayfield Clinic neurosurgeon<a href="http://www.mayfieldclinic.com/MC_bios/bio_Warnick.htm"> Dr. Ron Warnick</a>, would be<strong> a non-invasive test </strong>allowing personalized therapy, a way to reliably distinguish if the tumor has grown back, and the ability to make a very specific prognosis. This blood test is still in the research stage. WVXU's Ann Thompson, in "<strong>Focus on Technology</strong>," reports how it would work and the hope that it carries.</p><p> Fri, 10 May 2013 09:31:10 +0000 Ann Thompson 12381 at http://wvxu.org Blood could tell how long brain tumor patients have and how well their treatment is working