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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 […]

From the CEO’s Desk: Giving Thanks for Community Leadership & Support

“Leadership” is a subject that is often at the top of my mind as it is critical to driving research forward to find a cure. Fostering leadership in our community is of particular importance at this moment as we are at a pivotal “inflection point” in brain tumor research, having learned more about brain tumors in the last ten […]

Glioblastomas Are Addicted to Cholesterol – Can Breaking Their Dependency Stop These Tumors?

Quick Summary: Defeat GBM-funded research finds that depriving tumor cells of cholesterol may be a useful clinical strategy to treat glioblastoma The brain contains more cholesterol than any other organ, accounting for about 20% of the body’s total quantity of the molecule. When brain cells are healthy and functioning normally, the amount of cholesterol is tightly […]

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