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April 2018 Public Policy and Advocacy Updates

Below are highlights of news and developments in the brain tumor public policy advocacy, compiled by NBTS Research & Advocacy Manager, Kacey Troy Ribnik, and Director of Advocacy, Lainey Titus Samant: Take Part in Brain Tumor Action Day! If you are unable to attend Head to the Hill this year, there is still an easy way to join […]

Report: 2018 Defeat GBM Retreat – Priorities for the Future

Glioblastoma (GBM) is perhaps the most complex and treatment-resistant cancer. As such, this tumor type is an acute focus for the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS). The Defeat GBM Research Collaborative (Defeat GBM) is NBTS’ flagship adult brain tumor research program. Launched in 2013, the program is now in its fourth year of funding toward a […]

Newly Published Results Suggest Pediatric Brain Tumor Treatments’ Effects Can Be Reversed

Anti-cancer drugs are an important part of brain tumor treatments. However, many of these drugs and therapies can have long-term effects when used to treat children, whose brains are still developing. As part of the National Brain Tumor Society’s (NBTS) “Developmental Neurobiology” program, the organization funded the research of Dr. Joseph Scafidi, of Children’s National […]

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