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Video Blog: Advocate on Behalf of the Brain Tumor Community at Head to the Hill 2015

Over the years, the National Brain Tumor Society reports on the actions of our advocates and how important they are to making vital changes in brain tumor policy and research. But have you ever read about our “advocates” and wondered what exactly do? Advocacy sounds great, but what does mean to be an advocate or advocate […]

Five Key Updates from the 2014 Scientific Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology

The Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) Annual Scientific Meeting is a multi-day conference that serves as one of the most important gatherings in the field of brain tumor research and drug development. Over three days, presentations are given on some of the most promising research efforts in the field, as well as critical updates on many […]

Encouraging Results from Novocure Clinical Trial

Novocure, a company that creates medical devices to treat cancer, announced this weekend that their Novo-TTF-100A system (now being called Optune), in combination with temozolomide (also know as Temodar or TMZ), demonstrated improved survival in newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) patients in a clinical trial, compared with temozolomide alone. The announcement was made at the […]