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What does metabolism have to do with tumors? Defeat GBM-funded study offers new clues

Tumors can use two common nutrients in the body to block the efforts of current targeted therapies designed to treat glioblastoma (GBM) patients, according to a new study funded in part through the Defeat GBM Research Collaborative. This finding could be used to help develop more effective treatment approaches for GBM patients moving forward. Launched […]

Update on the Oligodendroglioma Research Fund

In 2011, the National Brain Tumor Society launched our Community Research Fund (CRF) model. The goal of the model was to allow groups of donors with a common interest to pool their funding together and fund research in an area that was of significant importance to them, but may be underserved relative to current priority […]

It’s yOUR Fight tribute video: Call for submissions

Hello, For those I’ve not yet had the pleasure of meeting at an event or online, I’m Steven LaFond, the Digital Communications and Marketing Manager for National Brain Tumor Society. NBTS’ mission of making systemic changes in the way new research and treatments for brain tumors are developed was what drew me to this job. […]