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Learn more about the Johns Hopkins Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery through the eyes of our patients.
Brain Tumor Treatment | Advances Over 10 Years: Carlos’ Story
As Carlos faced the large regrowth of his malignant brain tumor over the 10 years post-surgery, his team at the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Brain Tumor Center was working on advancing brain tumor treatments. Watch to learn more about how Carlos’ physician-scientists were able to recommend a clinical trial using a recent discovery to help shrink his tumor.Play Now
Five-year-old Declan had an MRI to monitor a growth hormone deficiency. Afterward, his parents got shocking news: The scan showed Declan had a large craniopharyngioma brain tumor. Watch neurosurgeon Alan Cohen and the pediatric neurosurgical team discuss how they removed this tumor.Play Now
William learned his headaches were caused by a complex AVM (arteriovenous malformation: an abnormal tangle of vessels in the brain) and multiple associated brain aneurysms. After a series of intricate operations over five months, William is back living his life to the fullest.Play Now
Yanir shares the story of his diagnosis with a rare thyroid-stimulating, hormone-secreting pituitary tumor that required immediate brain surgery to save his sight and life.Play Now
After 18 frustrating months without a diagnosis for her problems with balance, memory and bladder function, Patricia consulted Abhay Moghekar at the Cerebral Fluid Center, where she learned she had normal pressure hydrocephalus. Hear what the team did to get Patricia back to enjoying life.Play Now
Hollywood stunt woman, Jill Brown, was diagnosed with a benign convexity meningioma brain tumor and searched for the right doctor and medical team across the country. Watch as she recounts what led her to travel across the country to have her surgery performed at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.Play Now
The changes in her gait, balance and mood were subtle, but Pat noticed them and sought help. An MRI revealed she had an enormous meningioma brain tumor that had been growing for years. Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Dr. Jon Weingart performed the surgery that changed Pat’s life.Play Now
Aaron was diagnosed with a spinal cord tumor pressing on his nerves and putting him at risk for paralysis. He consulted with spine neurosurgeon Ali Bydon to decide on a strategy.Play Now
A viral infection left Jeannie with epilepsy that couldn't be controlled by medication. Drs. Gregory Krauss and William Anderson removed the injured brain tissue. Fifteen months later, Jeannie is seizure-free and enjoying life.Play Now
Two accidents and surgeries left David unable to stand up straight or live the active life he loved. Over two days, Dr. Daniel Sciubba reconstructed David's spine so he could stand tall again.Play Now
Perspectives on Healing
Healing is more than medicine. Hear intimate conversations about the importance of knowing the whole patient; from the perspective of patients and caregivers alike.Play Now
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