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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2014

When we launched our new website in late 2013, we decided to create a blog as a means to stay better connected with our supporters and continually offer updates, insights, as well as share powerful stories from the brain tumor community. The community was quick to embrace this medium, offering critical feedback and help spreading important news, […]

Defeat GBM Research Collaborative Produces Important Discovery

As we wrote on this blog back in May, the issue of “acquired resistance” is one of the biggest challenges in successfully treating brain tumors. Acquired resistance refers to tumor cells’ ability to learn to dodge the effects of treatment. Once a tumor develops resistance, current drugs stop working and the tumor can resume growing. […]

A Step Toward Identifying Risk Factors for Glioma

In 2007, the National Brain Tumor Society provided funding for an international project to search for more clues to one of the biggest mysteries of brain tumors – what causes them to develop. This week, researchers from this project, dubbed the Gliogene Consortium, published preliminary results from their study, which suggest rare mutations in a […]

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