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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 […]

Survey Results: Brain Tumor Treatment & Diagnosis

Remember back in the summer of 2014 when we asked you to fill out our Patient and Caregiver Survey? Well we sure do, as your participation in this survey has provided not only us, but also the FDA, researchers, clinician, and drug makers with very valuable information so that we can design clinical trials and […]

Innovation, Partnerships & Progress: 2015 Scientific Summit Highlights

Scientific research is the backbone of the National Brain Tumor Society’s (NBTS) mission and programs. When our legacy organizations were formed in the 1980’s the general knowledge in the medical and scientific communities regarding brain tumors and how to treat this disease was very minimal. As such, our founders realized the only way to a […]