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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 […]

Rep. Langevin to brain tumor advocates: Keep Fighting

BOSTON, MA – Members of the National Brain Tumor Society staff, scientific researchers and brain tumor advocates met with Representative Jim Langevin (RI) to discuss the needs of the brain tumor community. During the month of May, and thanks to your efforts, Rep. Langevin and Rep McCaul (TX)  wrote a letter urging the House Department of […]

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