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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 […]

How “Big Data” Can Improve Brain Tumor Treatment & Research

Back in January of this year, a young man came into the National Brain Tumor Society offices to talk with all of our staff. He was vibrant, well-spoken and captivated our attention, discussing the critical issue of data sharing in the world of research and medicine. Besides a fading scar from brain surgery, there was nothing discernible to […]

60 Minutes Joins the Fight Against Brain Tumors (Updated)

This past Sunday (3/29) the esteemed weekly news program “60 Minutes” on CBS aired an in-depth story (two segments – which is rare for “60 Minutes”) on a potential new treatment for glioblastoma multiforme. The segment followed brain cancer patients in a Duke University clinical trial of a therapy that uses a re-engineered polio virus to kill […]

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