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  1. November 6, 2015

    Survey Results: Brain Tumor Treatment & Diagnosis

    July 22, 2010

    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 […]

  2. November 3, 2015

    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 […]

  3. October 30, 2015

    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 […]

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