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Update on the Oligodendroglioma Research Fund

In 2011, the National Brain Tumor Society launched our Community Research Fund (CRF) model. The goal of the model was to allow groups of donors with a common interest to pool their funding together and fund research in an area that was of significant importance to them, but may be underserved relative to current priority […]

Smarter Classification of Gliomas: NBTS Funded Research

NBTS Associate Director of Scientific Operations, Jennifer Helfer, PhD, contributed to this post.  Following the 2014 Society for Neuro-Oncology Annual Meeting last November, we recapped how the scientific and medical field was moving toward a smarter classification for the many different types, and subtypes, of brain tumors. Here’s what we wrote at the time: Currently, gliomas by-and-large […]

Rep. Langevin to brain tumor advocates: Keep Fighting

BOSTON, MA – Members of the National Brain Tumor Society staff, scientific researchers and brain tumor advocates met with Representative Jim Langevin (RI) to discuss the needs of the brain tumor community. During the month of May, and thanks to your efforts, Rep. Langevin and Rep McCaul (TX)  wrote a letter urging the House Department of […]