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It’s Your Fight, It’s OUR Fight: Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2015

Brain Tumor Awareness Month kicks off on May 1. People from all over the United States come together and raise the profile of the brain tumor community and the issues we face. At NBTS, we’re exceptionally blessed to have a group of advocates, donors, partners, and volunteers who have sat down with us over the […]

60 Minutes Joins the Fight Against Brain Tumors (Updated)

This past Sunday (3/29) the esteemed weekly news program “60 Minutes” on CBS aired an in-depth story (two segments – which is rare for “60 Minutes”) on a potential new treatment for glioblastoma multiforme. The segment followed brain cancer patients in a Duke University clinical trial of a therapy that uses a re-engineered polio virus to kill […]

Precision Medicine, Adaptive Clinical Trials, and Defeat GBM

President Barack Obama sent waves through the national news media when he announced during his 2015 State of the Union Address that he would be launching a “precision medicine” initiative. “Obama Proposes U.S. Spending to Research Personalized Cures,” was the headline from Bloomberg. “What is President Obama’s ‘precision medicine’ plan, and how might it help you?” asked […]

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