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Glossary Blog, April 2018: Brain Tumor vs. Brain Cancer

Our first two monthly Glossary Blogs this year tackled “meaty” topics, CAR T-cell Therapy and Tumor Sequencing. This month, we wanted to “step-back” and tackle a question that had been brought to our attention, that seemed to be, perhaps, the most basic and fundamental term/concept for this community: Is a brain tumor, brain cancer? Or, […]

Advice Column, April 2018: Exploring Novel Brain Tumor Treatments

National Brain Tumor Society recently announced the launch of a new patient and care-partner education, empowerment, and preparedness effort. The new initiative will provide the resources, information, tools, and guidance brain tumor patients and their care-partners need to play a more active role in their treatment planning and decision-making. As part of the broader effort to […]

Brain Tumor Facts & Figures, April 2018: Years of Potential Life Lost

Our monthly series called “Brain Tumor Facts & Figures” will go beyond some of the more well-known stats about this disease (e.g. nearly 700,000 Americans living with a brain tumor; nearly 80,000 more will be diagnosed in 2018; and an average five-year survival rate of only around 35%). The information provided in this series is aimed […]

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