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60 Minutes Joins the Fight Against Brain Tumors (Updated)

This past Sunday (3/29) the esteemed weekly news program “60 Minutes” on CBS aired an in-depth story (two segments – which is rare for “60 Minutes”) on a potential new treatment for glioblastoma multiforme. The segment followed brain cancer patients in a Duke University clinical trial of a therapy that uses a re-engineered polio virus to kill […]

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 […]

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