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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 […]

Smarter Classification of Gliomas: NBTS Funded Research

NBTS Associate Director of Scientific Operations, Jennifer Helfer, PhD, contributed to this post.  Following the 2014 Society for Neuro-Oncology Annual Meeting last November, we recapped how the scientific and medical field was moving toward a smarter classification for the many different types, and subtypes, of brain tumors. Here’s what we wrote at the time: Currently, gliomas by-and-large […]

Rep. Langevin to brain tumor advocates: Keep Fighting

BOSTON, MA – Members of the National Brain Tumor Society staff, scientific researchers and brain tumor advocates met with Representative Jim Langevin (RI) to discuss the needs of the brain tumor community. During the month of May, and thanks to your efforts, Rep. Langevin and Rep McCaul (TX)  wrote a letter urging the House Department of […]

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