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Brain Tumors in the Spotlight on NFL Sunday

By most accounts and measures, football – particularly the National Football League (NFL) – has overtaken baseball as America’s most popular and beloved sport. On average, more than 16 MILLION households in the United States tune in each week to watch the slate of NFL action on Sundays. And most of the league’s home teams […]

Beating the Odds Thanks to Research Funding: Greg’s Story

After an otherwise-healthy and vibrant 24-year old newlywed was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor and given just two-to-three years to live, a new clinical trial – based on NBTS-funded research – provided hope and helped beat the odds “Temozolomide is what it is: a chemotherapy,” says Greg. “This means constantly feeling drained of your […]

NBTS Scientific Summit 2017: Making a “New Map” for Brain Tumor Research & Treatment Development

Twelve questions to answer that will drive the brain tumor research field forward “I think that this year is even more accelerated in progress than last year. Lots of new things, lots of new possibilities…we really are all pushing together and trying to get to the top of the mountain.” With those words, Dr. Web […]

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