The Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO), the preeminent trade organization for those working in the brain tumor arena, seeks to advance the field through research and education. SNO hosts an annual multi-day meeting that is ‘must-go’ for brain cancer researchers, clinicians, surgeons, patient advocacy organizations, and biopharma industry executives
California brain tumor patients scored a win in early October when Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that will make oral chemotherapy more affordable and accessible. California Assembly Bill AB 219, authored by Assembly Member Henry Perea (D-Fresno), would limit the out of pocket expense for orally administered anti-cancer medications to $200 per 30-day supply [...]
The National Brain Tumor Society and OligoNation announced Dr. David Louis, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and Dr. Anders Persson, PhD, of The University of California, San Francisco as the first grant recipients of the Oligodendroglioma Research Fund.