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  1. May 19, 2016

    From the CEO’s Desk: Finish Brain Tumor Action Month Strong

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    We’ve had an extraordinary start to Brain Tumor Awareness ACTION Month 2016. I want to personally thank everyone for making this possible, and remind the community that the month is only half-way over…there is still a lot we can do together to make BTAM 2016 the most impactful year yet. Thank you for your passion, […]

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  2. May 18, 2016

    Defeat GBM Research Collaborative Retreat: An In-Person Meeting of the Minds

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    The Defeat GBM Research Collaborative is the National Brain Tumor Society’s largest and boldest research initiative, which aims to double the percentage of glioblastoma (GBM) patients – the most common and deadliest form of brain cancer- that survive five years or longer. The collaborative is made up of four interrelated research cores that encompass 1) […]

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  3. May 13, 2016

    60 Minutes, the poliovirus, and Breakthrough Therapy Designation

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    Since the news program “60 Minutes” first aired two segments in March 2015 focused on an early-phase clinical trial taking place at Duke University, a lot of excitement has been generated about the investigational treatment highlighted: PVS-RIPO – more commonly referred to as the re-engineered poliovirus. The excitement was well-warranted, as the results reported at […]

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