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Phase I/II Trial Of Super-Selective Intraarterial Infusion of Cetuximab and Bevacizumab for Treatment of Relapsed or Refractory Intracranial Glioma In Patients Under 22 Years Of Age

It is unknown if currently used intravenous (IV) therapies even cross the blood brain barrier (BBB). We have shown in previous phase I trials that a single Superselective Intra-arterial Cerebral Infusion (SIACI) of Cetuximab and/or Bevacizumab is safe for the treatment of recurrent glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) in adults, and we are currently evaluating the efficacy of this treatment.

What treatments are available for a metastatic brain tumor?

Metastatic brain tumors may be treated with surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy, depending on factors including the location and size of the tumor(s), the age and overall health of the patient, and the prospects for a high quality of life after treatment. See more about Diagnosing and Treating a Metastatic Brain Tumor.

Back to Health Podcast

The "Back to Health" podcast is presented by the world-renowned physicians at Weill Cornell Medicine. Episodes feature new treatments and therapies as well as real-life stories that will answer common questions.

Orbital Tumors Program

Dr. Henry Spinelli and Dr. Philip E. Stieg

Tumors involving the eye are among the most frightening diagnoses any patient may hear — they affect appearance, put vision at risk, and may even be life-threatening. Diagnosing and treating these tumors requires an expert, multidisciplinary team from a range of specialties, working together to provide the best outcomes for each individual.

Conditions We Treat

Brain Tumor Surgery

Drs. Schwartz, Pannullo, Stieg, and Ramakrishna of the Weill Cornell Brain Tumor Center

From bench to bedside, the neurosurgeon scientists of the Weill Cornell brain tumor team have a single focus: New treatments for brain cancer

Junior Resident Boot Camp 2015

For the third year in a row, Weill Cornell was chosen as the east coast venue for the Society of Neurological Surgeons (SNS) Junior Resident "boot camp" - an intensive hands-on training course that matches experienced neurosurgeons with young residents in dissection labs and simulation labs. The course takes place in the Weill Cornell Medical College Gross Anatomy Lab, in the Surgical Innovations Lab for Skull Base Microneurosurgery, and in the Skills Acquisition and Innovation Laboratory (SAIL).

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