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Public Policy and Brain Tumor Advocacy Updates From July 2018

Below are highlights of news and developments in the brain tumor advocacy and public policy, compiled by NBTS Research & Advocacy Manager, Kacey Troy Ribnik: Funding Medical Research: Appropriations for the NIH and the STAR Act NIH Appropriations The Senate Appropriations Committee voted on June 28 to increase funding to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) […]

Top Five Blogs: April – June 2018

The second quarter of 2018 was a very busy, particularly because of an active and impactful Brain Tumor Awareness Month this year coupled with big events like Head to the Hill and our first-ever Congressional Briefing. Below is a recap of the most popular brain tumor news and blog items from the NBTS site from […]

Potential Brain Tumor Treatments Entering the Pivotal Phase of Evaluation – June 2018

A large, randomized, controlled Phase III clinical trial is traditionally the last, pivotal step in the evaluation of a potential new medicine before it is approved for use by all patients with the indicated disease. A year ago, the NBTS staff conducted and published a review of all the Phase III clinical trials for glioblastoma […]

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