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Guest Blog: Training for the Boston Marathon Gave Me the Push I Needed

A few hundred feet from the 2022 Boston Marathon finish line, I saw my pregnant wife, Michele, on my right-hand side. A rush of emotions overcame me at that moment. Only 235 days earlier, doctors diagnosed me with a brain tumor.  On August 26, 2021, my wife Michele, our then 8-month-old son Henry, and I […]

NBTS Brain Tumor Clinical Trials Report: Q4 2021

It can be hard to keep track of new clinical trial opportunities opening across the United States, especially as we continue to navigate the public health crisis created by the coronavirus (COVID-19). There are many clinical trials actively enrolling patients, and this report provides a summary of the studies that have recently opened or started […]

What You Need to Know About the New Updates to Brain Tumor Classifications and Grades

The World Health Organization (WHO) sponsors a group of pathologists and clinicians who are experts in brain and spinal cord tumors to develop the criteria for how brain tumors are classified and graded. As the scientific field continues to better understand the biology of brain tumors, a separate organization, cIMPACT (the Consortium to Inform Molecular […]

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