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The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: A Journey to the Brink and Back

National Brain Tumor Society Advocate and GBM patient, Adam Hayden, talks hope, clinical trials, and survivorship with neuroscientist and author Barbara Lipska. The following has been edited for length, format, and clarity. A full-length version of his reflections on his conversation with Dr. Lipska can be found, here. Introduction Barbara Lipska, PhD, director of the […]

Top Five Blogs: January – March 2018

In the first quarter of 2018, we launched a number of new features on the National Brain Tumor Society blog. At the same time, we continued to provide information and updates on issues and developments important to the brain tumor community. Below is a round-up of the most popular brain tumor news and blog items […]

Glossary Blog, February 2018: CAR T-Cell Therapy

CAR T-cell Therapy: A type of treatment in which a patient’s T-cells (a type of immune system cell) are changed in the laboratory so they will attack cancer cells. T-cells are taken from a patient’s blood. Then the gene for a special receptor that binds to a certain protein on the patient’s cancer cells is […]

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