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Liquid Biopsies for Brain Tumors: Can We Improve Diagnosis, Treatment Decisions, and Research All Via One Advancement?

New research, supported by the Defeat GBM Research Collaborative, is paving the way for new advances in the diagnosis, monitoring, treatment planning, and research of brain tumors – both primary and metastatic. Dr. Ingo Mellinghoff – one of the Principle Investigators in the Defeat GBM Research Collaborative – and his colleagues at Memorial Sloan Kettering […]

Guest Blog: A Life’s Work

Dr. W.K. Alfred Yung is Professor of Neuro-Oncology and Cancer Biology, as well as the Margaret and Ben Love Chair of Clinical Cancer Care, at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Yung recently stepped down from him position as Chair of the Department of Neuro-Oncology, a position he held since 1999, at the famed cancer center, […]

From the CEO’s Desk: June, 2016

Dear NBTS Community: I just returned from Washington, D.C. after participating in Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Summit. I was joined by three outstanding and dedicated volunteers, advocates and patients: Jaclyn Sabol Patton, our New York Walk Co-Chair; Andrew Whitney a long-time advocate from Pennsylvania and Connecticut; and Michael Yutkin, Planning and Host Committee Member […]

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