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May is Brain Tumor ACTION Month

In three days, Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2016 kicks off in the United States. But this time around, our neighbors to the North are joining with us and moving their annual month of awareness to May as well. It’s been wonderful to see our community cross international lines and unify to be the voice for […]

So You Heard About Rintega? Here’s What’s Next for Brain Tumor Drug Development

Last week, news broke that a promising clinical trial of a new type of treatment for a subset of glioblastoma (GBM) patients – an immunotherapeutic vaccine made by Celldex Therapeutics called RINTEGA (rindopepimut) – was discontinued because patients receiving the investigational therapy were not doing better than patients in the control arm. As we said in our statement regarding […]

I didn’t want to go to Head to the Hill: Here’s why I did.

I don’t remember anything I learned in school about how our government works. American Government was taught in 8th grade, the year when I cared much more about wearing ‘Candies’ than listening to Ms. Kaufman talk about checks and balances and the three branches of the government. I was way too focused on Brian, the boy […]