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NBTS Brain Tumor Clinical Trials Report – October 2019

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

Top Five Blogs: July – September 2019

Below is a recap of the most popular brain tumor news and blog items from Q3 2019 (July – Sept.) on the NBTS site, as measured by YOUR readership and views. We hope you’ll enjoy catching up on anything you may have missed! 1. A Missing Link to Glioblastoma Growth? Research funded through NBTS’s Defeat […]

Can Newly Approved “Tissue Agnostic” Drugs Benefit Pediatric High-grade Glioma Patients?

Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval* to the drug Rozlytrek (entrectinib, Genentech/Roche**) as a treatment for patients, 12 years or older, whose tumors have a specific genetic defect known as an “NTRK gene fusion.”*** This is now the second drug that the FDA has approved to treat patients with this […]

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