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Immunotherapy Q&A with Dr. John Sampson (Part II)

Below is Part II of our two-part Q&A with Dr. John Sampson of Duke University on the topic of immunotherapy. In Part I of this Q&A last week, Dr. Sampson discussed what immunotherapy means and how it works, what the different types of immunotherapy are, how they differ from other treatment types, and where they […]

Immunotherapy: A Two-Part Q&A with Dr. John Sampson

“Immunotherapy” is one of the hot topics in cancer research right now. If you follow cancer and brain tumor research news, you have no doubt by now heard about this treatment approach recently. In fact, in both our recaps from the two biggest brain tumor-related scientific meetings in 2014 – ASCO and SNO – we […]

Defeat GBM Research Collaborative Produces Important Discovery

As we wrote on this blog back in May, the issue of “acquired resistance” is one of the biggest challenges in successfully treating brain tumors. Acquired resistance refers to tumor cells’ ability to learn to dodge the effects of treatment. Once a tumor develops resistance, current drugs stop working and the tumor can resume growing. […]