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Defeat GBM Research Collaborative: Two-Year Progress Report

Where We’ve Been & Where We’re Going: Past Progress and Future Developments Glioblastoma (GBM) is the most common, complex, treatment-resistant, and deadliest type of brain cancer. The pursuit of new and more effective treatments for GBM patients addresses an area of urgent, high-unmet medical need given the lack of effective treatment options currently available. GBM […]

Moving The Field Toward More Patient-Focused Drug Development

Together with our partners in the Jumpstarting Brain Tumor Drug Development Coalition – Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure (ABC2), Musella Foundation for Brain Tumor Research and Education, and the Society for Neuro-Oncology – NBTS has been advocating for the brain tumor research field to take patients’ quality of life into great account during clinical trials. As […]

So You Heard About Rintega? Here’s What’s Next for Brain Tumor Drug Development

Last week, news broke that a promising clinical trial of a new type of treatment for a subset of glioblastoma (GBM) patients – an immunotherapeutic vaccine made by Celldex Therapeutics called RINTEGA (rindopepimut) – was discontinued because patients receiving the investigational therapy were not doing better than patients in the control arm. As we said in our statement regarding […]

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