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From the CEO’s Desk: Glioblastoma – Grappling With A Cancer That Breaks All The Rules

A version of this op-ed first appeared this morning on the news site, STAT (statnews.com). STAT is a national publication focused on stories about health, medicine, and scientific discovery. Reports out of recent prestigious conferences and from major studies in the field, paint an optimistic picture of cancer care in America. A sampling of encouraging headlines include: […]

Defeat GBM-Funded Research Helps Reveal Another Astonishing Trick Brain Tumors Play

Summary: A surprising, counter-intuitive discovery by Defeat GBM Research Collaborative-funded researchers opens up a potential new approach to slowing glioblastoma (GBM) growth We all learn during grade school math that when doing multiplication, “a negative times (x) a negative equals a positive.” Could this be true for glioblastoma tumor biology, too? A new study from […]

From the CEO’s Desk: In the Fight Against Brain Tumors, Teamwork is Everything

As NBTS gets ready for Brain Tumor Awareness Month (BTAM) in May, I’m excited about the theme we’ve chosen for this year’s iteration of BTAM: BTAM = BTeAM. Beyond the clever play on the traditional acronym (and social media hashtag), this theme speaks to the crucial notion that the path to better treatments and cures […]

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