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NBTS Brain Tumor Clinical Trials Report – Q1 2019

Brain tumor clinical trials open around the country all the time, and it can be hard for patients and care partners to keep track of new opportunities to consider participation in leading-edge clinical research. This report, generated by the National Brain Tumor Society, provides a summary of clinical trials that have started or begun recruitment […]

Supercharging Radiation for Glioblastoma Patients

Treatment with radiation is a hallmark for glioblastoma patients. After surgery to remove as much of the tumor as possible, radiation is used to treat patients in almost every instance, regardless if they are pursuing standard of care treatment (radiation and chemotherapy), a clinical trial, or off-label use of another medication. As one of the […]

For Glioblastoma Immunotherapy, Is Timing Everything?

NBTS-funded research shows a significant survival advantage for patients receiving immunotherapy before surgery In recent years, immunotherapy – a treatment strategy to coax the body’s own natural defenses (the immune system) to recognize, target, and destroy tumor cells – has begun to transform cancer research and treatment, stealing headlines along the way. While there are […]

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