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National Brain Tumor Society’s 2019 Legislative Agenda

National Brain Tumor Society’s annual “Legislative Agenda” sets forth our priorities for public policy* in the coming year, identifying ways to affect change for the brain tumor community through congressional advocacy. These priorities also reflect the larger strategy and goals of the Organization and directly impact our ability to deliver on our vision to conquer and […]

For Glioblastoma Immunotherapy, Is Timing Everything?

NBTS-funded research shows a significant survival advantage for patients receiving immunotherapy before surgery In recent years, immunotherapy – a treatment strategy to coax the body’s own natural defenses (the immune system) to recognize, target, and destroy tumor cells – has begun to transform cancer research and treatment, stealing headlines along the way. While there are […]

2019 Crystal Ball: Predictions & Hopes for Advances in Brain Tumor Research and Treatments in the New Year

What should the brain tumor community hope and watch for in the coming year? As we’ve done for the past three years, we’ve reached out to some of the leading experts in the brain tumor scientific and medical field to get their thoughts, forecasts, and hopes for brain tumor research and treatment development in 2019 (some responses […]

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