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2018 Crystal Ball: Predictions & Hopes for Advances in Brain Tumor Research and Treatments in the New Year

Last year, progress continued to build in the fight against brain tumors. Two products were given FDA approval for use in the treatment of brain tumors, the first such approvals since the Optune device was approved for use in newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients in 2015. There is still much work to be done, but advances […]

Brain Tumor Research Highlights: September 2017

To see August’s Brain Tumor Research Highlights, click here. Over the years, NBTS has given more than $35 million to brain tumor research projects. We’re very proud of the impact this funding has made in advancing the neuro-oncology field closer to better treatments and ultimately a cure. And while NBTS is currently focused on driving our flagship […]

Leader from St Jude, and NBTS-funded Researcher, Sees ‘Desperate Need for Acceleration’ in Pediatric Brain Tumor Research

“Time is short,” says Dr. Suzanne Baker. “The survival time is so very short for these children. So the time frame for developing new therapies is in desperate need of acceleration.” Dr. Baker was speaking about one the most devastating pediatric cancers: pediatric high-grade gliomas. Pediatric high-grade glioma patients face prognoses measured most often in […]

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