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Author Archives: Tom Halkin

Telling the Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth on EGFR

Summary: Defeat GBM-funded research discovers a completely new process whereby EGFR alterations – which occur in the majority of GBMs – fuel tumor growth, and, importantly, identifies a potential way to exploit these changes in tumor cells to treat GBM using a class of anti-cancer drugs already in development. The majority of cells within the human […]

Cancer Research Takes the National Spotlight This Week

Two announcements this week thrust the importance of funding biomedical research into the national spotlight, yet again. This Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden stepped in front of a podium in the White House Rose Garden and made a long anticipated announcement: his decision regarding a presidential bid. However, after the Vice President revealed his plan […]

Guest Blog: Reflecting on Tulips Against Tumors Tribute After 10 Years

Chris Grundner is Founder of The Kelly Heinz-Grundner Brain Tumor Foundation* & son of the creator of the “Tulips Against Tumors Tribute” When we first created the Tulips Against Tumors Tribute 10 years ago, we had a dream that it would someday grow into a national program that would bring widespread attention to, and raise valuable […]