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Supercharging Radiation for Glioblastoma Patients

Treatment with radiation is a hallmark for glioblastoma patients. After surgery to remove as much of the tumor as possible, radiation is used to treat patients in almost every instance, regardless if they are pursuing standard of care treatment (radiation and chemotherapy), a clinical trial, or off-label use of another medication. As one of the […]

For Glioblastoma Immunotherapy, Is Timing Everything?

NBTS-funded research shows a significant survival advantage for patients receiving immunotherapy before surgery In recent years, immunotherapy – a treatment strategy to coax the body’s own natural defenses (the immune system) to recognize, target, and destroy tumor cells – has begun to transform cancer research and treatment, stealing headlines along the way. While there are […]

What the Brain Tumor Community Was Reading in 2018

  Below are the “Top 10” most-read stories on the NBTS site over the course of 2018. Included are heartwrenching statements on loss; moving and inspiring portraits of determined patients, survivors, and caregivers; ‘news you can use’ from new features in 2018 like Glossary and Facts & Figures blogs; as well as important updates on the […]

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