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From the CEO’s Desk: Glioblastoma – Grappling With A Cancer That Breaks All The Rules

A version of this op-ed first appeared this morning on the news site, STAT (statnews.com). STAT is a national publication focused on stories about health, medicine, and scientific discovery. Reports out of recent prestigious conferences and from major studies in the field, paint an optimistic picture of cancer care in America. A sampling of encouraging headlines include: […]

Brain Tumor Research Highlights: May 2017

See April’s Brain Tumor Research Highlights, here. Over the years, NBTS has given more than $35 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 projects – […]

Defeat GBM-Funded Research Helps Reveal Another Astonishing Trick Brain Tumors Play

Summary: A surprising, counter-intuitive discovery by Defeat GBM Research Collaborative-funded researchers opens up a potential new approach to slowing glioblastoma (GBM) growth We all learn during grade school math that when doing multiplication, “a negative times (x) a negative equals a positive.” Could this be true for glioblastoma tumor biology, too? A new study from […]

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