News & Blog

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2014

When we launched our new website in late 2013, we decided to create a blog as a means to stay better connected with our supporters and continually offer updates, insights, as well as share powerful stories from the brain tumor community. The community was quick to embrace this medium, offering critical feedback and help spreading important news, […]

Doing More Together: Celebrating Progress in 2014 & Building Hope for a Successful 2015

The Holiday season for many is a time for traditions; every year revisiting favorite places, taking part in memorable events, and spending time with the people you care about. For a nonprofit patient advocacy organization like the National Brain Tumor Society, it also means reviewing progress made in the previous 12 months, and planning for […]

Defeat GBM Research Collaborative Produces Important Discovery

As we wrote on this blog back in May, the issue of “acquired resistance” is one of the biggest challenges in successfully treating brain tumors. Acquired resistance refers to tumor cells’ ability to learn to dodge the effects of treatment. Once a tumor develops resistance, current drugs stop working and the tumor can resume growing. […]

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