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Brain Tumor Research Highlights: November 2016

NOTE: In October, our 2016 NBTS Scientific Summit Recap replaced our typical monthly Brain Tumor Research Highlights. To view that post, click here. To view September’s Brain Tumor Research Highlights, see 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 […]

Glioblastomas Are Addicted to Cholesterol – Can Breaking Their Dependency Stop These Tumors?

Quick Summary: Defeat GBM-funded research finds that depriving tumor cells of cholesterol may be a useful clinical strategy to treat glioblastoma The brain contains more cholesterol than any other organ, accounting for about 20% of the body’s total quantity of the molecule. When brain cells are healthy and functioning normally, the amount of cholesterol is tightly […]

Guest Post: Battling Brain Cancers Through Genomics

NOTE: This story originally appeared in Mayo Clinic’s Discovery’s Edge magazine. For the better part of a century, brain tumors have been judged by their appearance. Where a tumor was located, how much it spread, and what it looked like under the microscope all determined whether a patient was given a good or bad prognosis, […]

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