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  1. December 19, 2014

    Defeat GBM Research Collaborative Produces Important Discovery

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    As we wrote on this blog back in May, the issue of “acquired resistance” is one of the biggest challenges in successfully treating brain tumors. Acquired resistance refers to tumor cells’ ability to learn to dodge the effects of treatment. Once a tumor develops resistance, current drugs stop working and the tumor can resume growing. […]

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  2. December 15, 2014

    A Step Toward Identifying Risk Factors for Glioma

    In 2007, the National Brain Tumor Society provided funding for an international project to search for more clues to one of the biggest mysteries of brain tumors – what causes them to develop. This week, researchers from this project, dubbed the Gliogene Consortium, published preliminary results from their study, which suggest rare mutations in a […]

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  3. December 1, 2014

    Help National Brain Tumor Society make this GivingTuesday Remarkable

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    In my ten months as the social media manager, I have been in constant contact with the brain tumor community, and I am always impressed with how this community shares information, lobbies congress, and enthusiastically walks, rides and races towards a cure. Tomorrow is GivingTuesday, a global celebration of generosity. GivingTuesday is also one of the big […]

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