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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. […]

Smarter Classification of Gliomas: NBTS Funded Research

NBTS Associate Director of Scientific Operations, Jennifer Helfer, PhD, contributed to this post.  Following the 2014 Society for Neuro-Oncology Annual Meeting last November, we recapped how the scientific and medical field was moving toward a smarter classification for the many different types, and subtypes, of brain tumors. Here’s what we wrote at the time: Currently, gliomas by-and-large […]

Brain Tumor News From the 2015 American Society for Clinical Oncology Meeting

From May 29 – June 2, National Brain Tumor Society Research and Scientific Operations staff attended the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, one of the most important cancer research meetings of the year. Each year, we attend ASCO to learn about the latest research on emerging new treatments and get updates on […]