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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 […]

2019 Crystal Ball: Predictions & Hopes for Advances in Brain Tumor Research and Treatments in the New Year

What should the brain tumor community hope and watch for in the coming year? As we’ve done for the past three years, we’ve reached out to some of the leading experts in the brain tumor scientific and medical field to get their thoughts, forecasts, and hopes for brain tumor research and treatment development in 2019 (some responses […]

What the Brain Tumor Community Was Reading in 2018

  Below are the “Top 10” most-read stories on the NBTS site over the course of 2018. Included are heartwrenching statements on loss; moving and inspiring portraits of determined patients, survivors, and caregivers; ‘news you can use’ from new features in 2018 like Glossary and Facts & Figures blogs; as well as important updates on the […]

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