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Defeat GBM Research Collaborative Retreat: An In-Person Meeting of the Minds

The Defeat GBM Research Collaborative is the National Brain Tumor Society’s largest and boldest research initiative, which aims to double the percentage of glioblastoma (GBM) patients – the most common and deadliest form of brain cancer- that survive five years or longer. The collaborative is made up of four interrelated research cores that encompass 1) […]

60 Minutes, the poliovirus, and Breakthrough Therapy Designation

Since the news program “60 Minutes” first aired two segments in March 2015 focused on an early-phase clinical trial taking place at Duke University, a lot of excitement has been generated about the investigational treatment highlighted: PVS-RIPO – more commonly referred to as the re-engineered poliovirus. The excitement was well-warranted, as the results reported at […]

BTAM Kick-Off Recap: Brain Tumor Community Takes Over Washington, D.C

Rain didn’t dampen the kick-off to Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2016, as the global brain tumor community united to start May with a bang. Race For Hope – D.C. (May 1st) When you’ve battled a brain tumor yourself, or cared for a loved-one who has suffered a brain tumor, a little rain is no match […]

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