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The Neuro-Oncology Field Weighs-in: Predictions & Hopes for Brain Tumor Research Advances in 2016

In 2015 we saw a major swing toward positive momentum in the fight against brain tumors, and we’re carrying it into 2016. Last year we experienced the first new treatment for newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients approved to enter the market in nearly a decade, as well as the biggest single-year increase in funding for the […]

One Last Look: Outcomes & Advancements in 2015

Before we completely put 2015 in the rearview, we’d be remiss if we didn’t give a quick review of the progress and impact that we made, together, last year. (Note: NBTS will have a more comprehensive Annual Report later in the year). We’ve already taken a look back at some of our staff’s favorite memories […]

Survey Results: Clinical Trial Participation

  National Brain Tumor Society, in conjunction with neuro-oncologists, scientific researchers, and the biopharmaceutical industry, is constantly looking for new and better treatments for patients. However, scientific progress in a laboratory does not necessarily always lead to new treatments for patients. First, those laboratory results need to be evaluated and confirmed in high quality clinical trials to ensure […]

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