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Can this cartoon gorilla and dog fight brain tumors?

How two app developers created a game to raise funds for brain tumor research. Get the game! Lynn Barba lived out loud. She was outspoken, well dressed, a lover of animated movies, wind-up toys, and she was unafraid to let people know what she thought. “You knew where you stood with her at all times,” […]

How “Big Data” Can Improve Brain Tumor Treatment & Research

Back in January of this year, a young man came into the National Brain Tumor Society offices to talk with all of our staff. He was vibrant, well-spoken and captivated our attention, discussing the critical issue of data sharing in the world of research and medicine. Besides a fading scar from brain surgery, there was nothing discernible to […]

60 Minutes Joins the Fight Against Brain Tumors (Updated)

This past Sunday (3/29) the esteemed weekly news program “60 Minutes” on CBS aired an in-depth story (two segments – which is rare for “60 Minutes”) on a potential new treatment for glioblastoma multiforme. The segment followed brain cancer patients in a Duke University clinical trial of a therapy that uses a re-engineered polio virus to kill […]

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