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Innovation, Partnerships & Progress: 2015 Scientific Summit Highlights

Scientific research is the backbone of the National Brain Tumor Society’s (NBTS) mission and programs. When our legacy organizations were formed in the 1980’s the general knowledge in the medical and scientific communities regarding brain tumors and how to treat this disease was very minimal. As such, our founders realized the only way to a […]

Telling the Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth on EGFR

Summary: Defeat GBM-funded research discovers a completely new process whereby EGFR alterations – which occur in the majority of GBMs – fuel tumor growth, and, importantly, identifies a potential way to exploit these changes in tumor cells to treat GBM using a class of anti-cancer drugs already in development. The majority of cells within the human […]

Cancer Research Takes the National Spotlight This Week

Two announcements this week thrust the importance of funding biomedical research into the national spotlight, yet again. This Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden stepped in front of a podium in the White House Rose Garden and made a long anticipated announcement: his decision regarding a presidential bid. However, after the Vice President revealed his plan […]