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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 […]

Brain Tumor Research Highlights: January 2017

Over the years, NBTS has given more than $34 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 research projects – like the Defeat GBM Research Collaborative – […]

2017 Crystal Ball: The Neuro-Oncology Field Offers Predictions & Hopes For Advances In The New Year

In 2016, the neuro-oncology field made significant progress toward better treatments, and ultimately a cure, for brain tumors – from new research projects launching, to important novel scientific discoveries, as well as public policy and advocacy victories in Congress and at the White House. So what should the brain tumor community hope for and expect, now, in 2017 ? We reached out to some […]

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