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Brain Tumor Research Highlights: May 2016

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 research projects – like the Defeat GBM Research Collaborative – […]

Research Updates: Recent NBTS-Funded Research

The ultimate goal of scientific endeavor in the field of cancer research is to advance discoveries made in the laboratory through the translational and pre-clinical research process to become new medicines patients can take in the clinic. But as scientific discoveries and advancements occur, it is also important that results from studies be published in […]

From the CEO’s Desk: Moving Deeper Into the Brain Tumor Precision Medicine Era

Last week, a colleague sent me a news story about a young girl whose glioma was in an advanced state and not responding to conventional treatments. Doctors from Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Hospital’s pediatric neuro-oncology team tried a last-resort treatment for the young patient, and, miraculously, three years later, she has not only survived, but is thriving. […]

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