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Glossary Blog, February 2018: CAR T-Cell Therapy

CAR T-cell Therapy: A type of treatment in which a patient’s T-cells (a type of immune system cell) are changed in the laboratory so they will attack cancer cells. T-cells are taken from a patient’s blood. Then the gene for a special receptor that binds to a certain protein on the patient’s cancer cells is […]

Brain Tumor News From the 2015 American Society for Clinical Oncology Meeting

From May 29 – June 2, National Brain Tumor Society Research and Scientific Operations staff attended the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, one of the most important cancer research meetings of the year. Each year, we attend ASCO to learn about the latest research on emerging new treatments and get updates on […]

May 2015: Brain Tumor Awareness Month brought unprecedented action

    “It feels like the biggest [Brain Tumor] Awareness Month Ever!” The above quote was emailed to the National Brain Tumor Society staff in the waning days of Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2015…and we couldn’t agree more! What a month May was for creating significant momentum for our cause. Between advocacy activities, fundraising events, […]

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