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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. May 1, 2014

    Brain Tumor Awareness Month

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    National Brain Tumor Society’s mission to find better treatments, and ultimately a cure, for brain tumors is the driving force behind everything we do. This means tackling the challenges of developing new brain tumor treatments across every facet of the research system. But nothing we do would be possible without the support of YOU, the […]

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