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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Brain Tumor Research Highlights: May 2018

Over the years, NBTS has given nearly $40 million to brain tumor research projects. We’re very proud of the impact this funding has made in advancing the neuro-oncology field closer to better treatments and ultimately a cure. And while NBTS is currently focused on driving our flagship research projects – like the Defeat GBM (glioblastoma) Research Collaborative – […]

Glossary Blog, May 2018: Biospecimens and Biorepositories

Biorepository: A facility that collects, catalogs, stores, manages, and distributes samples of biological material, such as urine, blood, tumor tissue, cells, DNA, RNA, and protein, from humans, animals, or plants for laboratory research. Biospecimen: Samples of material, such as urine, blood, tissue, cells, DNA, RNA, and protein from humans, animals, or plants. Biospecimens are stored […]

Brain Tumor Survivors and Care Partners Raise Their Voices

 “I want to make you aware of some of the obstacles that have come in my way since my diagnosis,” Liz Salmi says. As a 10 year survivor, Liz has been an active, honest advocate for the brain tumor community. This short video encapsulates just some of the obstacles she’s faced: she lost her […]

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