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The Neuro-Oncology Field Weighs-in: Predictions & Hopes for Brain Tumor Research Advances in 2016

In 2015 we saw a major swing toward positive momentum in the fight against brain tumors, and we’re carrying it into 2016. Last year we experienced the first new treatment for newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients approved to enter the market in nearly a decade, as well as the biggest single-year increase in funding for the […]

One Last Look: Outcomes & Advancements in 2015

Before we completely put 2015 in the rearview, we’d be remiss if we didn’t give a quick review of the progress and impact that we made, together, last year. (Note: NBTS will have a more comprehensive Annual Report later in the year). We’ve already taken a look back at some of our staff’s favorite memories […]

Congress Delivers Brain Tumor Community Holiday Gift

More funding for NIH to raise all ships, and specific funding for pediatric brain tumors, is welcome! More money will be available for brain tumor research in 2016, thanks to a year-end budget deal in the United States Congress that was reached today. The “omnibus” spending bill that sets government spending levels and priorities for […]

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