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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 […]

The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: A Journey to the Brink and Back

National Brain Tumor Society Advocate and GBM patient, Adam Hayden, talks hope, clinical trials, and survivorship with neuroscientist and author Barbara Lipska. The following has been edited for length, format, and clarity. A full-length version of his reflections on his conversation with Dr. Lipska can be found, here. Introduction Barbara Lipska, PhD, director of the […]

Glossary Blog, March 2018: Tumor Sequencing

Tumor Sequencing: A laboratory method that is used to determine the entire genetic makeup of specific tumor cell types by identifying the exact sequence (order) of the four building blocks, or bases, that make up its DNA. This method can be used to find changes in areas of the genome. These changes may help scientists understand how specific […]

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