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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 […]

Hope for GBM Patients

Recent news and conversations across social media has churned up a lot of concern and fear over glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) tumors. (Update – 11/4/14 – National Brain Tumor Society’s Chief Research Officer, Carrie Treadwell, speaks to NBC.com about why brain cancer is so challenging to treat). And while we know all too well it’s the […]

Guest Blog: Cancer Did Not – and Will Not – Win

Adrienne Wilk is a volunteer advocate for the National Brain Tumor Society. She serves as the State Lead Advocate for Tennessee, and also takes part in a number of fundraising activities for the National Brain Tumor Society. One can browse the local section of a newspaper on any given day and see numerous obituaries written […]

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