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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 […]

Glioblastomas Are Addicted to Cholesterol – Can Breaking Their Dependency Stop These Tumors?

Quick Summary: Defeat GBM-funded research finds that depriving tumor cells of cholesterol may be a useful clinical strategy to treat glioblastoma The brain contains more cholesterol than any other organ, accounting for about 20% of the body’s total quantity of the molecule. When brain cells are healthy and functioning normally, the amount of cholesterol is tightly […]

10 Key Takeaways from the 2016 National Brain Tumor Society Scientific Summit

National Brain Tumor Society hosted its Annual Scientific Summit on Thursday, September 29, 2016, convening experts from some of the world’s top brain tumor research labs; leading brain tumor clinical centers; the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI); biopharmaceutical company researchers and executives; and patient advocates. Unlike most scientific-based […]

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