News Articles June 2022


Scott Hamilton Bikes 444 miles for Cancer Research

A longtime friend of the PNA, Olympic ice skater Scott Hamilton, recently finished a 444-mile bike ride to raise money for glioblastoma cancer research. Hamilton overcame a pituitary tumor and testicular cancer. The ride started in Natchez, Mississippi and ended in Nashville, Tennessee. Read more:

Dr. Melmed Honored For Career in Pituitary MedicinPatient story: Craniotomy to Remove Tumore

Dr. Shlomo Melmed, a member of the PNA since the beginning, recently became the first-ever recipient of the Transatlantic Alliance Award by the European Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society. The award recognizes Dr. Melmed’s contributions to endocrine research in Europe and the United States.
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Blurry Vision Leads to Diagnosis of Cushing’s

The journal Cureus published a study out of Philadelphia in which a woman was diagnosed with Cushing’s after seeking help for blurry vision. Read the case abstract here:.

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Patient story: Craniotomy to Remove Tumor

An article in Newsweek looks at the case of a woman with a brain tumor adjacent to the pituitary, who underwent a craniotomy and earned a special nickname from her friends: “borg queen.”  Read more here:

Patient story: Two Tumors

A patient tells her story in Cushing’s Disease News – of trying to maintain a positive attitude while battling one tumor after another. Read more:





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