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Glossary Blog, April 2018: Brain Tumor vs. Brain Cancer

Our first two monthly Glossary Blogs this year tackled “meaty” topics, CAR T-cell Therapy and Tumor Sequencing. This month, we wanted to “step-back” and tackle a question that had been brought to our attention, that seemed to be, perhaps, the most basic and fundamental term/concept for this community: Is a brain tumor, brain cancer? Or, […]

April 2018 Public Policy and Advocacy Updates

Below are highlights of news and developments in the brain tumor public policy advocacy, compiled by NBTS Research & Advocacy Manager, Kacey Troy Ribnik, and Director of Advocacy, Lainey Titus Samant: Take Part in Brain Tumor Action Day! If you are unable to attend Head to the Hill this year, there is still an easy way to join […]

Report: 2018 Defeat GBM Retreat – Priorities for the Future

Glioblastoma (GBM) is perhaps the most complex and treatment-resistant cancer. As such, this tumor type is an acute focus for the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS). The Defeat GBM Research Collaborative (Defeat GBM) is NBTS’ flagship adult brain tumor research program. Launched in 2013, the program is now in its fourth year of funding toward a […]

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