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What the Brain Tumor Community Was Reading in 2017

This year we covered many topics on this blog, from stories of strength, determination, and dedication in the community; to news on research progress; clinical trial results and updates; innovation; and FDA approvals. We saw glioblastoma again enter the national consciousness, with the unfortunate news of Senator John McCain’s diagnosis (see below), as well as some […]

Brain Tumors in the Spotlight on NFL Sunday

By most accounts and measures, football – particularly the National Football League (NFL) – has overtaken baseball as America’s most popular and beloved sport. On average, more than 16 MILLION households in the United States tune in each week to watch the slate of NFL action on Sundays. And most of the league’s home teams […]

Beating the Odds Thanks to Research Funding: Greg’s Story

After an otherwise-healthy and vibrant 24-year old newlywed was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor and given just two-to-three years to live, a new clinical trial – based on NBTS-funded research – provided hope and helped beat the odds “Temozolomide is what it is: a chemotherapy,” says Greg. “This means constantly feeling drained of your […]

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