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Our Bold Response to the Deadliest of Brain Cancers

It’s long past time to act – the time is now! This year, tens of thousands of individuals around the globe will be diagnosed with glioblastoma (GBM) – the most common and deadliest of malignant adult brain tumors. It is cancerous and highly aggressive. This disease took the lives of Ted Kennedy, Beau Biden, and so many others over the course of this year and every year. Fifty percent of GBM […]

Telling the Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth on EGFR

Summary: Defeat GBM-funded research discovers a completely new process whereby EGFR alterations – which occur in the majority of GBMs – fuel tumor growth, and, importantly, identifies a potential way to exploit these changes in tumor cells to treat GBM using a class of anti-cancer drugs already in development. The majority of cells within the human […]

2015 National Grey Gala raises funds, honors brain tumor community

“We’re a society because that’s a group that fights for each other.”  With those words, our interim CEO, David Arons, set the stage for the first-ever Grey Gala last week in what would be one of the brightest nights of the year for the National Brain Tumor Society, all of our supporters, and so many […]

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