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  1. October 19, 2016

    Glioblastomas Are Addicted to Cholesterol – Can Breaking Their Dependency Stop These Tumors?

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    Quick Summary: Defeat GBM-funded research finds that depriving tumor cells of cholesterol may be a useful clinical strategy to treat glioblastoma The brain contains more cholesterol than any other organ, accounting for about 20% of the body’s total quantity of the molecule. When brain cells are healthy and functioning normally, the amount of cholesterol is tightly […]

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  2. October 17, 2016

    10 Key Takeaways from the 2016 National Brain Tumor Society Scientific Summit

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    National Brain Tumor Society hosted its Annual Scientific Summit on Thursday, September 29, 2016, convening experts from some of the world’s top brain tumor research labs; leading brain tumor clinical centers; the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI); biopharmaceutical company researchers and executives; and patient advocates. Unlike most scientific-based […]

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  3. October 12, 2016

    Guest Post: Battling Brain Cancers Through Genomics

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    NOTE: This story originally appeared in Mayo Clinic’s Discovery’s Edge magazine. For the better part of a century, brain tumors have been judged by their appearance. Where a tumor was located, how much it spread, and what it looked like under the microscope all determined whether a patient was given a good or bad prognosis, […]

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