Face Transplants: The Changing Face of Medicine

To many, the human face defines personhood. When it is devastated beyond the reach of conventional plastic or restorative surgery, a patient may lament both the loss of their appearance and simple functional abilities such as smiling, talking, eating, or breathing on their own. In these rare instances, a face transplant may be the only … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Children’s U.S. News Rankings: Innovations, Patient Stories, Experts Available

For the 11th consecutive year, Cleveland Clinic Children’s is ranked among the nation’s top 50 hospitals. As an integral part of Cleveland Clinic, which was ranked the nation’s No. 2 hospital in 2017 by U.S. News, Cleveland Clinic Children’s earned national recognition in 10 specialties. Cleveland Clinic has cared for infants, children, and adolescents since … Read More

Immunotherapy Vaccine Shows Great Promise in Treating Brain Cancer Patients

Adding an immunotherapy vaccine to traditional treatment methods is improving outcomes for patients with glioblastoma (GBM), the most aggressive form of brain cancer. According to Cleveland Clinic neuro-oncologist  Manmeet Ahluwalia, M.D.,– one of the principal investigators in a multi-center phase II study of a new treatment for GBM –the use of the vaccine SurVaxM shows … Read More