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Can this treatment help me live a longer and better life?

Why was I asked to sit on a panel with two top officials from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), two leading neuro-oncologists, an associate professor of neuropsychiatry, and an executive from the biopharmaceutical company, Genentech? Because, as a five-year brain tumor survivor and volunteer advocate with the National Brain Tumor Society, I want […]

Hope for GBM Patients

Recent news and conversations across social media has churned up a lot of concern and fear over glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) tumors. (Update – 11/4/14 – National Brain Tumor Society’s Chief Research Officer, Carrie Treadwell, speaks to NBC.com about why brain cancer is so challenging to treat). And while we know all too well it’s the […]

Making Sense of Project Impact: Preclinical testing

As part of our effort to raise awareness during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we created an infographic about our newest initiative that aims to get new and better treatments to children with brain tumors – Project Impact. Today, we want to spend some time talking about a major piece of that initiative, the so-called “preclinical […]

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