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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Defeat GBM-Funded Research Helps Reveal Another Astonishing Trick Brain Tumors Play

Summary: A surprising, counter-intuitive discovery by Defeat GBM Research Collaborative-funded researchers opens up a potential new approach to slowing glioblastoma (GBM) growth We all learn during grade school math that when doing multiplication, “a negative times (x) a negative equals a positive.” Could this be true for glioblastoma tumor biology, too? A new study from […]

Remembering Jaclyn Sabol Patton

In life, if you should ever have the privilege of meeting someone as special as Jaclyn Sabol Patton, do not hesitate to get to know them on a deep, meaningful level. The opportunity will surely be a blessing. Jaclyn was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2010. Where some fall into despair, she never said, “Why […]

Speaking Up for Brain Tumor Causes: Busy Two Weeks in the Nation’s Capital

Last week, we had some good news…and some not so great news…from our nation’s capital, as it pertains to public policy measures that could affect brain tumor patients. First, the bad news. Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) by a slim margin – 217 members voted in favor, […]

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