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It IS Brain Surgery: Part I – Brain Surgery 101

Welcome to NBTS’ first “Expert Series.” Throughout the remainder of the year, we’ll be utilizing this “Expert Series” blog format to tell the story of – and/or explain and educate on – issues relevant to the brain tumor community.  For the inaugural series we wanted to tackle the issue of neurosurgery during Brain Tumor Awareness Month. We […]

Defeat GBM-Funded Research Helps Reveal Another Astonishing Trick Brain Tumors Play

Summary: A surprising, counter-intuitive discovery by Defeat GBM Research Collaborative-funded researchers opens up a potential new approach to slowing glioblastoma (GBM) growth We all learn during grade school math that when doing multiplication, “a negative times (x) a negative equals a positive.” Could this be true for glioblastoma tumor biology, too? A new study from […]

Q&A: How Social Media, Hashtags, and Dedicated Advocates are Shaping the Brain Tumor Community

The following is a Q&A* with Charlie Blotner and Liz Salmi, founders of the #BTSM Twitter Chat. The chats take place the first Sunday evening of each month at 6pm PT/9pm ET. They collaborated on the answers, which have been lightly-edited for length and clarity.  Q: For the non-social media savvy in the audience can […]

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