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Committed to Discovery: A Researcher’s Tale

Dr. Mariano Viapiano was a talented, young researcher. He had a promising idea for a potential new treatment for brain cancer. But what we didn’t have was funding to do the necessary studies to make the idea a reality that would benefit patients. “It all started with NBTS,” says Dr. Viapiano. “I can trace back […]

Immunotherapy Q&A with Dr. John Sampson (Part II)

Below is Part II of our two-part Q&A with Dr. John Sampson of Duke University on the topic of immunotherapy. In Part I of this Q&A last week, Dr. Sampson discussed what immunotherapy means and how it works, what the different types of immunotherapy are, how they differ from other treatment types, and where they […]

Immunotherapy: A Two-Part Q&A with Dr. John Sampson

“Immunotherapy” is one of the hot topics in cancer research right now. If you follow cancer and brain tumor research news, you have no doubt by now heard about this treatment approach recently. In fact, in both our recaps from the two biggest brain tumor-related scientific meetings in 2014 – ASCO and SNO – we […]

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