Brain Matters Podcast: Tumor Treating Fields

Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon, Jon Weingart, M.D., discusses low-wave frequency electric fields that are applied to the scalp with the goal of disrupting cellular division.  

Topics discussed:
1. Low-wave frequency field applied to the scalp (0:25)
2. Wear a helmet 18-24 hours per day (1:25)
3. People can socialize while wearing (2:30)
4. Gliobastoma talk about 2 year survival (3:31)
5. Progression free hard to understand (4:32)
6. They'll start to be additive (5:33)
7. Cells have mechanisms for spontaneous death (6:35)


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Johns Hopkins Medicine

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Jon Weingart, MD

Jon Weingart, MD

Professor of Neurosurgery

Dr. Jon Weingart focuses on the surgical treatment of brain tumors including benign and malignant tumors. Dr. Weingart also specializes in spinal disorders, such as cervical and lumbar disc disease, as well as other congenital and developmental ...

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