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Advice Column, July 2018: What Should You Know About Brain Tumor Clinical Trials?

National Brain Tumor Society recently announced the launch of a new patient and care-partner education, empowerment, and preparedness effort. The new initiative will provide the resources, information, tools, and guidance brain tumor patients and their care-partners need to play a more active role in their treatment planning and decision-making. As part of the broader effort to […]

Public Policy and Advocacy Updates From June 2018

Below are highlights of news and developments in the brain tumor advocacy and public policy, compiled by NBTS Research & Advocacy Manager, Kacey Troy Ribnik: Appropriations for Medical Research Funding The Senate Appropriations Committee voted on June 28 to increase funding to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) by $2 billion […]

Glossary Blog, June 2018: Pivotal Clinical Trial

Pivotal Clinical Trial: A clinical trial or study intended to provide evidence for a new treatment approval by the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) This month we take a quick look at term that’s used in the field of biomedical research and drug development, that has both a figurative and an official technical/literal […]

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