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Glossary Blog, February 2018: CAR T-Cell Therapy

CAR T-cell Therapy: A type of treatment in which a patient’s T-cells (a type of immune system cell) are changed in the laboratory so they will attack cancer cells. T-cells are taken from a patient’s blood. Then the gene for a special receptor that binds to a certain protein on the patient’s cancer cells is […]

NBTS Brain Tumor Clinical Trials Report: January/February 2018

New brain tumor clinical trials open around the world all the time, and it can be hard for patients and care-partners to keep track of new opportunities to potentially participate in leading-edge clinical research. This report, generated by the National Brain Tumor Society, provides you with a summary of clinical trials that have begun recruitment […]

New Features coming to the NBTS Blog in 2018

In an effort to continue bringing those affected by brain tumors with consistent, diverse, interesting, inspiring and engaging content, we will be introducing a number of new recurring features on this blog in 2018. Monthly Features: Public Policy & Advocacy Updates – We’ll give the monthly low-down on what’s happening in Congress as it relates […]

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