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The Time is Right for Pediatric Brain Tumor Advances

Pediatric brain tumors continue to take a heartbreaking toll on far too many kids and their families each year. With no cure, and not even a standard of care for many pediatric brain tumor types, the current outlook for those diagnosed with this disease is simply unacceptable. This year in the U.S., an estimated 4,620 […]

Killing Cancer: VICE Special Available for Free Viewing This Week

Early spring was a very exciting time for brain tumor and cancer research, as two major TV events lit up television sets across the U.S., bringing much needed attention to the cause and offering a glimpse at the hope that is on the horizon. First, a March 27th episode of “60 Minutes” devoted two segments […]

What does metabolism have to do with tumors? Defeat GBM-funded study offers new clues

Tumors can use two common nutrients in the body to block the efforts of current targeted therapies designed to treat glioblastoma (GBM) patients, according to a new study funded in part through the Defeat GBM Research Collaborative. This finding could be used to help develop more effective treatment approaches for GBM patients moving forward. Launched […]