News & Blog

Immunotherapy: A Two-Part Q&A with Dr. John Sampson

“Immunotherapy” is one of the hot topics in cancer research right now. If you follow cancer and brain tumor research news, you have no doubt by now heard about this treatment approach recently. In fact, in both our recaps from the two biggest brain tumor-related scientific meetings in 2014 – ASCO and SNO – we […]

Doing More Together: Celebrating Progress in 2014 & Building Hope for a Successful 2015

The Holiday season for many is a time for traditions; every year revisiting favorite places, taking part in memorable events, and spending time with the people you care about. For a nonprofit patient advocacy organization like the National Brain Tumor Society, it also means reviewing progress made in the previous 12 months, and planning for […]

Defeat GBM Research Collaborative Produces Important Discovery

As we wrote on this blog back in May, the issue of “acquired resistance” is one of the biggest challenges in successfully treating brain tumors. Acquired resistance refers to tumor cells’ ability to learn to dodge the effects of treatment. Once a tumor develops resistance, current drugs stop working and the tumor can resume growing. […]

Share