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Closing In on a Prime Suspect: Scientific Evidence Mounts in the Search for Better Treatments for Kids with Brain Tumors

A version of the following originally appeared on the St. Baldrick’s Foundation blog. Last September, during the annual commemoration of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in the United States, National Brain Tumor Society teamed-up with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to introduce a new initiative to boldly reimagine the way the deadliest of pediatric cancers are researched. […]

Recapping Head to the Hill 2017

They came from 38 states. 308 brain tumor patients, caregivers, and supporters made their way to our nation’s capital to advocate for policies that will benefit the brain tumor community as part of Head to the Hill 2017. Despite high-profile and contentious debates happening on Capitol Hill, NBTS and our advocate were determined to ensure Congress […]

Defeat GBM-Funded Research Helps Reveal Another Astonishing Trick Brain Tumors Play

Summary: A surprising, counter-intuitive discovery by Defeat GBM Research Collaborative-funded researchers opens up a potential new approach to slowing glioblastoma (GBM) growth We all learn during grade school math that when doing multiplication, “a negative times (x) a negative equals a positive.” Could this be true for glioblastoma tumor biology, too? A new study from […]

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