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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. May 5, 2016

    BTAM Kick-Off Recap: Brain Tumor Community Takes Over Washington, D.C

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    Rain didn’t dampen the kick-off to Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2016, as the global brain tumor community united to start May with a bang. Race For Hope – D.C. (May 1st) When you’ve battled a brain tumor yourself, or cared for a loved-one who has suffered a brain tumor, a little rain is no match […]

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