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Beating the Odds Thanks to Research Funding: Greg’s Story

After an otherwise-healthy and vibrant 24-year old newlywed was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor and given just two-to-three years to live, a new clinical trial – based on NBTS-funded research – provided hope and helped beat the odds “Temozolomide is what it is: a chemotherapy,” says Greg. “This means constantly feeling drained of your […]

From the CEO’s Desk: Glioblastoma – Grappling With A Cancer That Breaks All The Rules

A version of this op-ed first appeared this morning on the news site, STAT (statnews.com). STAT is a national publication focused on stories about health, medicine, and scientific discovery. Reports out of recent prestigious conferences and from major studies in the field, paint an optimistic picture of cancer care in America. A sampling of encouraging headlines include: […]

From the CEO’s Desk: The Cancer Moonshot is Ready for Liftoff

On Monday, October 17, 2016, the White House released the final report of theCancer Moonshot Task Force during a special event in Washington, D.C. The report consists of detailed findings and recommendations aimed at accelerating our understanding of cancer and its prevention, early detection, and treatment. As part of this report, the Vice President also unveiled a […]

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