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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Tsunami: Trial of a brain tumor

Arthur Weinfeld’s vision was in decline. His right eye had become blurry, which made focusing on a sheet of music difficult. At 77, he assumed it was a cataract. With little delay he scheduled an appointment with an ophthalmologist who then agreed that he should have surgery to remove the cataract. After months, however, Arthur’s […]

GBM AGILE: A Community Galvanized

“GBM is just unacceptable…we no longer accept the status quo.” – Dr. Anna Barker Last week, you likely took notice of the press release, guest blog from Dr. Anna Barker, and a flurry of social media activity related to the announcement of the GBM AGILE coalition and clinical trial. As NBTS is co-chairing the GBM […]

Our Bold Response to the Deadliest of Brain Cancers

It’s long past time to act – the time is now! This year, tens of thousands of individuals around the globe will be diagnosed with glioblastoma (GBM) – the most common and deadliest of malignant adult brain tumors. It is cancerous and highly aggressive. This disease took the lives of Ted Kennedy, Beau Biden, and so many others over the course of this year and every year. Fifty percent of GBM […]

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