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Innovation, Partnerships & Progress: 2015 Scientific Summit Highlights

Scientific research is the backbone of the National Brain Tumor Society’s (NBTS) mission and programs. When our legacy organizations were formed in the 1980’s the general knowledge in the medical and scientific communities regarding brain tumors and how to treat this disease was very minimal. As such, our founders realized the only way to a […]

Telling the Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth on EGFR

Summary: Defeat GBM-funded research discovers a completely new process whereby EGFR alterations – which occur in the majority of GBMs – fuel tumor growth, and, importantly, identifies a potential way to exploit these changes in tumor cells to treat GBM using a class of anti-cancer drugs already in development. The majority of cells within the human […]

Killing Cancer: VICE Special Available for Free Viewing This Week

Early spring was a very exciting time for brain tumor and cancer research, as two major TV events lit up television sets across the U.S., bringing much needed attention to the cause and offering a glimpse at the hope that is on the horizon. First, a March 27th episode of “60 Minutes” devoted two segments […]

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