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A Pioneer’s Story: Years of Discoveries and Commitment to Brain Tumor Patients

When the National Brain Tumor Society’s legacy organizations – The Brain Tumor Society (BTS) and the National Brain Tumor Foundation (NBTF) – were founded in the 1980’s, brain tumor research was still, in essence, in its infancy. Very little was understood about the underlying biology of these tumors or, subsequently, how to treat them. Thus, […]

Beating the Odds Thanks to Research Funding: Greg’s Story

After an otherwise-healthy and vibrant 24-year old newlywed was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor and given just two-to-three years to live, a new clinical trial – based on NBTS-funded research – provided hope and helped beat the odds “Temozolomide is what it is: a chemotherapy,” says Greg. “This means constantly feeling drained of your […]

Top Five Blogs: July – September 2017

July and August are prime months to get away for a break, relax, and enjoy the summer vacation season. And September welcomes everyone back to the ‘real world’ of school, sports, and normal work schedules. While unfortunately, we can’t afford to ‘take a break’ in the brain tumor community – just as patients and caregivers […]

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