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Research Updates: Recent NBTS-Funded Research

The ultimate goal of scientific endeavor in the field of cancer research is to advance discoveries made in the laboratory through the translational and pre-clinical research process to become new medicines patients can take in the clinic. But as scientific discoveries and advancements occur, it is also important that results from studies be published in […]

From the CEO’s Desk: Moving Deeper Into the Brain Tumor Precision Medicine Era

Last week, a colleague sent me a news story about a young girl whose glioma was in an advanced state and not responding to conventional treatments. Doctors from Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Hospital’s pediatric neuro-oncology team tried a last-resort treatment for the young patient, and, miraculously, three years later, she has not only survived, but is thriving. […]

Translating Brain Tumor Science Into Survival

A version of the following article appeared originally in a special insert/section of USA TODAY today on 3/18/2016 called “Brain Health,” produced by Mediaplanet USA, as part of its “Future of Personal Health” campaign. In early 2016, the American Cancer Society released its annual “Cancer Statistics” report. The ensuing headlines in numerous media outlets broadcast the […]

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