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  1. June 4, 2014

    From Head to the Hill to #BTVoice: BTAM Recap

    Brain Tumor Awareness Month (BTAM) is an opportunity to educate the public about brain tumors on behalf of the 700,000 diagnosed and their families. This year, National Brain Tumor Society leveraged the focus on BTAM to share research, policy and resources with the community, as well as invite our community to share its own experiences […]

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  2. June 2, 2014

    Can Army Cadets from West Point Help Pediatric Brain Tumor Treatments Get to Market?

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    During a mid-March scientific and policy meeting, a group of cadets from the United States Military Academy at West Point – none biology or pre-med majors – stood before a group of leading international pediatric cancer researchers, representatives from major biopharmaceutical companies, and officials from government agencies like the National Cancer Institute, U.S. Food and […]

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  3. May 14, 2014

    Confronting Acquired Resistance in Brain Tumors

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    “Despite their ability to induce dramatic tumor responses with fewer side effects, the effectiveness of targeted therapies is currently limited because the majority of patients using these agents develop resistance over time, resulting in a relapse or worsening of the cancer” – A post on the website of Massachusetts General Hospital in Fall, 2011 The […]

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