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  1. August 4, 2015

    What does metabolism have to do with tumors? Defeat GBM-funded study offers new clues

    Tumors can use two common nutrients in the body to block the efforts of current targeted therapies designed to treat glioblastoma (GBM) patients, according to a new study funded in part through the Defeat GBM Research Collaborative. This finding could be used to help develop more effective treatment approaches for GBM patients moving forward. Launched […]

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  2. July 24, 2015

    Update on the Oligodendroglioma Research Fund

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    In 2011, the National Brain Tumor Society launched our Community Research Fund (CRF) model. The goal of the model was to allow groups of donors with a common interest to pool their funding together and fund research in an area that was of significant importance to them, but may be underserved relative to current priority […]

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  3. July 23, 2015

    Precision Medicine Conference Highlights

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    Precision medicine, also referred to as personalized or individualized medicine, is defined on Wikipedia as “a medical model that proposes the customization of healthcare—with medical decisions, practices, and/or products being tailored to the individual patient.” This model has been at the forefront of many diseases focused conversations since President Barack Obama’s January 20, 2015 State of […]

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