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What the Brain Tumor Community Was Reading in 2016

This past year, provided encouraging news on many fronts in the fight to find better treatments, and ultimately a cure, for brain tumors. We covered many of these developments on this blog, from new research projects launching, scientific discoveries and research news, public policy and advocacy advancements in Congress and from the White House, emerging partnerships, and inspirational […]

Glioblastomas Are Addicted to Cholesterol – Can Breaking Their Dependency Stop These Tumors?

Quick Summary: Defeat GBM-funded research finds that depriving tumor cells of cholesterol may be a useful clinical strategy to treat glioblastoma The brain contains more cholesterol than any other organ, accounting for about 20% of the body’s total quantity of the molecule. When brain cells are healthy and functioning normally, the amount of cholesterol is tightly […]

Brain Tumor Research Highlights: July 2016

SEE THE JUNE BRAIN TUMOR RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS HERE. Over the years, NBTS has given more than $32 million to brain tumor research projects. We’re very proud of the impact this funding has made in advancing the neuro-oncology field closer to better treatments and ultimately a cure. And while NBTS is currently focused on driving our flagship research […]

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