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Weekly Science Roundup: Here’s what you funded

A common question that staff, board members, and volunteers get from people about the National Brain Tumor Society’s mission is: “Where does all of the money go?” While some of that money goes to our robust advocacy initiatives, we’re proud of the work we do with a dream team of scientists and researchers to create […]

60 Minutes Joins the Fight Against Brain Tumors (Updated)

This past Sunday (3/29) the esteemed weekly news program “60 Minutes” on CBS aired an in-depth story (two segments – which is rare for “60 Minutes”) on a potential new treatment for glioblastoma multiforme. The segment followed brain cancer patients in a Duke University clinical trial of a therapy that uses a re-engineered polio virus to kill […]

Can a Tetanus Shot Help Fight Brain Tumors?

Yesterday, an interesting study on brain cancer – funded in part by the National Brain Tumor Society – was published in the prominent scientific and medical journal, Nature. The encouraging results of the study even sent ripples through mainstream health media, including stories in top-tier outlets including the Wall Street Journal, NBC News, and CBS […]