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From the CEO’s Desk: June, 2016

Dear NBTS Community: I just returned from Washington, D.C. after participating in Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Summit. I was joined by three outstanding and dedicated volunteers, advocates and patients: Jaclyn Sabol Patton, our New York Walk Co-Chair; Andrew Whitney a long-time advocate from Pennsylvania and Connecticut; and Michael Yutkin, Planning and Host Committee Member […]

Brain Tumor Research Highlights: June 2016

SEE THE MAY 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 […]

60 Minutes, the poliovirus, and Breakthrough Therapy Designation

Since the news program “60 Minutes” first aired two segments in March 2015 focused on an early-phase clinical trial taking place at Duke University, a lot of excitement has been generated about the investigational treatment highlighted: PVS-RIPO – more commonly referred to as the re-engineered poliovirus. The excitement was well-warranted, as the results reported at […]

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