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International Low-Grade Glioma Patient Registry

Low-grade gliomas (LGG), those classified as Grade II by the World Health Organization, are an understudied group of brain tumors that generally strikes patients in the prime of life. They have a lower average age at diagnosis, but fortunately have a better survival prognosis than high-grade gliomas (those classified as Grades III and IV). While […]

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 […]

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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