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Innovation, Partnerships & Progress: 2015 Scientific Summit Highlights

Scientific research is the backbone of the National Brain Tumor Society’s (NBTS) mission and programs. When our legacy organizations were formed in the 1980’s the general knowledge in the medical and scientific communities regarding brain tumors and how to treat this disease was very minimal. As such, our founders realized the only way to a […]

Telling the Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth on EGFR

Summary: Defeat GBM-funded research discovers a completely new process whereby EGFR alterations – which occur in the majority of GBMs – fuel tumor growth, and, importantly, identifies a potential way to exploit these changes in tumor cells to treat GBM using a class of anti-cancer drugs already in development. The majority of cells within the human […]

CCAM and NBTS: A recap of pediatric brain tumor news

As another Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) comes to a close, the National Brain Tumor Society wants to thank all of you for attending our events, sharing your stories, and doing your part in the fight against all pediatric brain tumors and cancers. At the beginning of September, we posted about what you could do to […]

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