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  1. October 28, 2014

    A New “America’s Neuro-Oncologist” at the National Cancer Institute

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    Yesterday, it was announced that Dr. Mark R. Gilbert, MD, has been named Chief of the Neuro-Oncology Branch (NOB) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), within the Center for Cancer Research of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). In this position, Dr. Gilbert – previously Deputy Chairman of the Department of Neuro-Oncology at MD Anderson […]

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  2. October 22, 2014

    Hope for GBM Patients

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    Recent news and conversations across social media has churned up a lot of concern and fear over glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) tumors. (Update – 11/4/14 – National Brain Tumor Society’s Chief Research Officer, Carrie Treadwell, speaks to NBC.com about why brain cancer is so challenging to treat). And while we know all too well it’s the […]

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  3. October 10, 2014

    Advocating for Childhood Cancer Cures

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    National Brain Tumor Society is driven to create change for the more than 4,000 children and their families who will receive the terrible diagnosis of a pediatric brain tumor this year. In addition to our funded initiatives, we also are committed to working with the greater pediatric cancer community to help advance research toward new […]

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