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Potential Glioblastoma Treatments Entering The Pivotal Phase of Evaluation

Jump Ahead to List of Trials Glioblastoma (GBM) is the most common and aggressive malignant brain tumor and, regrettably, very limited treatment options exist for these patients. The current standard-of-care for newly diagnosed patients is surgery, followed by radiation and chemotherapy (with temozolomide), and, in some cases, use of the tumor-treating-field device, Optune. If and […]

Brain Tumor Research Highlights: March 2017

See February’s Brain Tumor Research Highlights, here. Over the years, NBTS has given more than $35 million to brain tumor research projects. We’re very proud of the impact this funding has made in advancing the neuro-oncology field closer to better treatments and ultimately a cure. And while NBTS is currently focused on driving our flagship research […]

Matthew Tifft: A Brain Tumor Survivor Who ‘Can’t Drive 25’

On Saturday, March 4, 2017 Matthew Tifft, a rookie NASCAR driver on the Xfinity Series who survived a brain tumor, got behind the wheel of his number 19 car in Atlanta, Georgia for the Rinnai 250. Matt is an up-and-coming star for the vaunted Joe Gibbs Racing team, and he was driving a very unique […]

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