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Awareness Abounds: Inaugural Glioblastoma Awareness Day Moves & Inspires

A week removed from the first-ever Glioblastoma Awareness Day (#GBMDay), the stories and experiences recounted last Wednesday, Jul 17, are still reverberating across the nation. As we said as the day drew to a close, the inaugural #GBMDay is a new beginning. Thanks to the brain tumor community’s fervent advocacy and action, #GBMDay became a […]

Gliogene: Confronting the Unknown Through Research

As the saying goes, knowledge is power. But, sometimes, it can also be scary. “Oh, it’s horrible!” says Carrie Davis about her quest, which she shares with her sister Hadley, to help better understand links between inheritable genes and brain tumors. She continues, “Every time I get a headache I think I have a brain […]

Brain Tumor Patients Inspire Research Toward Better Treatment

Patients are major motivators for physician-scientist Dr. Elizabeth B. Claus. They and their caregivers share their lives with her, get her up to speed on their favorite Boston sports teams, and, at the same time, ask the important questions that help generate new research ideas. Dr. Claus’s research focuses on cancer and genetic epidemiology, with […]

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