The Balancing Act: Brain Health Special
November 16, 2020
Up next, learn more about two diseases that affect the brain: glioblastoma and schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia is a complicated mental illness that can transform the way we understand ourselves and the world around us. And it may feel like nothing will be the same again. But there are things that can help. A combination of medicine and other kinds of support can help control some symptoms.
Glioblastoma multiforme is a type of tumor that occurs in the brain. Treating GBMs is a challenging task, not only because of location of the tumor, but because of its complexity. Novocure®, a global oncology company, is working to extend survival in some of the most aggressive forms of cancer by developing and commercializing its innovative therapy, tumor treating fields.
The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD®) is celebrating Rare Disease Day 2021 with The Balancing Act.
Travis Flores is a 29-year-old cystic fibrosis survivor and a recipient of a very rare third double-lung transplant in May 2020.
The Balancing Act has partnered with the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) and WEGO Health to shine a light on rare diseases and the impact they have on patients.