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Telling the Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth on EGFR

Summary: Defeat GBM-funded research discovers a completely new process whereby EGFR alterations – which occur in the majority of GBMs – fuel tumor growth, and, importantly, identifies a potential way to exploit these changes in tumor cells to treat GBM using a class of anti-cancer drugs already in development. The majority of cells within the human […]

Cancer Research Takes the National Spotlight This Week

Two announcements this week thrust the importance of funding biomedical research into the national spotlight, yet again. This Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden stepped in front of a podium in the White House Rose Garden and made a long anticipated announcement: his decision regarding a presidential bid. However, after the Vice President revealed his plan […]

2015 National Grey Gala raises funds, honors brain tumor community

“We’re a society because that’s a group that fights for each other.”  With those words, our interim CEO, David Arons, set the stage for the first-ever Grey Gala last week in what would be one of the brightest nights of the year for the National Brain Tumor Society, all of our supporters, and so many […]

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