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  1. May 17, 2017

    It IS Brain Surgery: Part I – Brain Surgery 101

    Welcome to NBTS’ first “Expert Series.” Throughout the remainder of the year, we’ll be utilizing this “Expert Series” blog format to tell the story of – and/or explain and educate on – issues relevant to the brain tumor community.  For the inaugural series we wanted to tackle the issue of neurosurgery during Brain Tumor Awareness Month. We […]

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  2. May 16, 2017

    Recapping Head to the Hill 2017

    They came from 38 states. 308 brain tumor patients, caregivers, and supporters made their way to our nation’s capital to advocate for policies that will benefit the brain tumor community as part of Head to the Hill 2017. Despite high-profile and contentious debates happening on Capitol Hill, NBTS and our advocate were determined to ensure Congress […]

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  3. May 12, 2017

    Defeat GBM-Funded Research Helps Reveal Another Astonishing Trick Brain Tumors Play

    Summary: A surprising, counter-intuitive discovery by Defeat GBM Research Collaborative-funded researchers opens up a potential new approach to slowing glioblastoma (GBM) growth We all learn during grade school math that when doing multiplication, “a negative times (x) a negative equals a positive.” Could this be true for glioblastoma tumor biology, too? A new study from […]

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