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From the CEO’s Desk: Know Your Options – A New Resource for Brain Tumor Patients

The new NBTS Clinical Trial Finder will make it easier for brain tumor patients to find up-to-date information on clinical trials, enabling patients to better engage with medical research and make more informed decisions about their own treatment options – including clinical trials – in the emerging era of precision medicine. Dear Brain Tumor Community: […]

Brain Tumor Research Highlights: February 2017

See January 2017’s Brain Tumor Research Highlights here. Over the years, NBTS has given more than $35 million to brain tumor research projects. We’re very proud of the impact this funding has made in advancing the neuro-oncology field closer to better treatments and ultimately a cure. And while NBTS is currently focused on driving our flagship […]

Hiding in Plain Sight: Defeat GBM Research Collaborative Helps Produce Paradigm-Shifting Study

Short Summary: Small fragments of DNA that are not part of chromosomes (where DNA is usually packaged in human cells) – which were thought to be inconsequential and extremely rare in human cancers – have been found in high-frequencies in brain tumors, but not normal cells. These circular stretches of “extrachromosomal” DNA were revealed to have […]

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