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Innovation, Partnerships & Progress: 2015 Scientific Summit Highlights

Scientific research is the backbone of the National Brain Tumor Society’s (NBTS) mission and programs. When our legacy organizations were formed in the 1980’s the general knowledge in the medical and scientific communities regarding brain tumors and how to treat this disease was very minimal. As such, our founders realized the only way to a […]

Smarter Classification of Gliomas: NBTS Funded Research

NBTS Associate Director of Scientific Operations, Jennifer Helfer, PhD, contributed to this post.  Following the 2014 Society for Neuro-Oncology Annual Meeting last November, we recapped how the scientific and medical field was moving toward a smarter classification for the many different types, and subtypes, of brain tumors. Here’s what we wrote at the time: Currently, gliomas by-and-large […]

Brain Tumor News From the 2015 American Society for Clinical Oncology Meeting

From May 29 – June 2, National Brain Tumor Society Research and Scientific Operations staff attended the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, one of the most important cancer research meetings of the year. Each year, we attend ASCO to learn about the latest research on emerging new treatments and get updates on […]