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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 […]

Infographic: What brain tumor caregivers want

During July and August 2014, we asked the community to take part in the Jumpstarting Brain Tumor Drug Development Coalition Patient & Caregiver Survey to help inform the ongoing efforts of our Clinical Trial Endpoints Initiative. The response from all of you was astounding. We received more than 1,800 submissions* and learned a great deal more […]

Precision Medicine, Adaptive Clinical Trials, and Defeat GBM

President Barack Obama sent waves through the national news media when he announced during his 2015 State of the Union Address that he would be launching a “precision medicine” initiative. “Obama Proposes U.S. Spending to Research Personalized Cures,” was the headline from Bloomberg. “What is President Obama’s ‘precision medicine’ plan, and how might it help you?” asked […]

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