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Monthly Archives: February 2019

National Brain Tumor Society’s 2019 Legislative Agenda

National Brain Tumor Society’s annual “Legislative Agenda” sets forth our priorities for public policy* in the coming year, identifying ways to affect change for the brain tumor community through congressional advocacy. These priorities also reflect the larger strategy and goals of the Organization and directly impact our ability to deliver on our vision to conquer and […]

Q&A: Brain Science Foundation Founders, Steven & Kathy Haley

Earlier this week, NBTS announced a new partnership with the Brain Science Foundation to launch a Meningioma Research Fund. The Brain Science Foundation has a history and track record of success in funding brain tumor research, with a particular focus on meningioma. Indeed, it’s founders, Steven and Kathy Haley, were personally touched by this tumor […]

For Glioblastoma Immunotherapy, Is Timing Everything?

NBTS-funded research shows a significant survival advantage for patients receiving immunotherapy before surgery In recent years, immunotherapy – a treatment strategy to coax the body’s own natural defenses (the immune system) to recognize, target, and destroy tumor cells – has begun to transform cancer research and treatment, stealing headlines along the way. While there are […]

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