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Remembering Jaclyn Sabol Patton

In life, if you should ever have the privilege of meeting someone as special as Jaclyn Sabol Patton, do not hesitate to get to know them on a deep, meaningful level. The opportunity will surely be a blessing. Jaclyn was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2010. Where some fall into despair, she never said, “Why […]

From the CEO’s Desk: In the Fight Against Brain Tumors, Teamwork is Everything

As NBTS gets ready for Brain Tumor Awareness Month (BTAM) in May, I’m excited about the theme we’ve chosen for this year’s iteration of BTAM: BTAM = BTeAM. Beyond the clever play on the traditional acronym (and social media hashtag), this theme speaks to the crucial notion that the path to better treatments and cures […]

National Brain Tumor Society Funding and Support of Innovative Research Helps Bring About an Immunotherapy Clinical Trial With Encouraging Results

Today, encouraging results from a small, early-stage clinical trial for glioblastoma patients were reported in the scientific and medical journal, Clinical Cancer Research. The phase one study of 11 newly diagnosed glioblastoma (GBM) patients showed that combining an experimental immunotherapy with chemotherapy (temozolomide), along with an injection to prime the immune system, was well tolerated […]

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