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August Brain Tumor Research Highlights

SEE THE JULY BRAIN TUMOR RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS HERE. Over the years, NBTS has given more than $32 million to brain tumor research projects. We’re very proud of the impact this funding has made in advancing the neuro-oncology field closer to better treatments and ultimately a cure. And while NBTS is currently focused on driving our flagship […]

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, […]