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From the CEO’s Desk: Entering May with Momentum

For our community, May is perhaps of the most important month of the year. It’s a month that the entire brain tumor community in the United States – patients, survivors, caregivers, patient advocacy groups, families, friends, and other loved ones affected by this disease – come together to “Go Gray in May” for National Brain […]

Research Updates: Recent NBTS-Funded Research

The ultimate goal of scientific endeavor in the field of cancer research is to advance discoveries made in the laboratory through the translational and pre-clinical research process to become new medicines patients can take in the clinic. But as scientific discoveries and advancements occur, it is also important that results from studies be published in […]

From the CEO’s Desk: Moving Deeper Into the Brain Tumor Precision Medicine Era

Last week, a colleague sent me a news story about a young girl whose glioma was in an advanced state and not responding to conventional treatments. Doctors from Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Hospital’s pediatric neuro-oncology team tried a last-resort treatment for the young patient, and, miraculously, three years later, she has not only survived, but is thriving. […]

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