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Hiding in Plain Sight: Defeat GBM Research Collaborative Helps Produce Paradigm-Shifting Study

Short Summary: Small fragments of DNA that are not part of chromosomes (where DNA is usually packaged in human cells) – which were thought to be inconsequential and extremely rare in human cancers – have been found in high-frequencies in brain tumors, but not normal cells. These circular stretches of “extrachromosomal” DNA were revealed to have […]

What the Brain Tumor Community Was Reading in 2016

This past year, provided encouraging news on many fronts in the fight to find better treatments, and ultimately a cure, for brain tumors. We covered many of these developments on this blog, from new research projects launching, scientific discoveries and research news, public policy and advocacy advancements in Congress and from the White House, emerging partnerships, and inspirational […]

A Night of Unity – National Brain Tumor Society’s 2016 Gray Gala

From across the country, individuals impacted by brain tumors came together at Boston, Massachusetts’ Seaport World Trade Center to honor the remarkable achievements of brain tumor advocates, researchers, and volunteers, and to affirm our commitment to the mission that the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) shares with this community to find new treatments and an […]

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