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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. […]

Hope for GBM Patients

Recent news and conversations across social media has churned up a lot of concern and fear over glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) tumors. (Update – 11/4/14 – National Brain Tumor Society’s Chief Research Officer, Carrie Treadwell, speaks to NBC.com about why brain cancer is so challenging to treat). And while we know all too well it’s the […]

Advocating for Childhood Cancer Cures

National Brain Tumor Society is driven to create change for the more than 4,000 children and their families who will receive the terrible diagnosis of a pediatric brain tumor this year. In addition to our funded initiatives, we also are committed to working with the greater pediatric cancer community to help advance research toward new […]

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