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Glossary Blog, May 2018: Biospecimens and Biorepositories

Biorepository: A facility that collects, catalogs, stores, manages, and distributes samples of biological material, such as urine, blood, tumor tissue, cells, DNA, RNA, and protein, from humans, animals, or plants for laboratory research. Biospecimen: Samples of material, such as urine, blood, tissue, cells, DNA, RNA, and protein from humans, animals, or plants. Biospecimens are stored […]

NBTS Brain Tumor Clinical Trials Report: January/February 2018

New brain tumor clinical trials open around the world all the time, and it can be hard for patients and care-partners to keep track of new opportunities to potentially participate in leading-edge clinical research. This report, generated by the National Brain Tumor Society, provides you with a summary of clinical trials that have begun recruitment […]

Leader from St Jude, and NBTS-funded Researcher, Sees ‘Desperate Need for Acceleration’ in Pediatric Brain Tumor Research

“Time is short,” says Dr. Suzanne Baker. “The survival time is so very short for these children. So the time frame for developing new therapies is in desperate need of acceleration.” Dr. Baker was speaking about one the most devastating pediatric cancers: pediatric high-grade gliomas. Pediatric high-grade glioma patients face prognoses measured most often in […]

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