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Top Five Blogs: January – March 2018

In the first quarter of 2018, we launched a number of new features on the National Brain Tumor Society blog. At the same time, we continued to provide information and updates on issues and developments important to the brain tumor community. Below is a round-up of the most popular brain tumor news and blog items […]

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 […]

2018 Crystal Ball: Predictions & Hopes for Advances in Brain Tumor Research and Treatments in the New Year

Last year, progress continued to build in the fight against brain tumors. Two products were given FDA approval for use in the treatment of brain tumors, the first such approvals since the Optune device was approved for use in newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients in 2015. There is still much work to be done, but advances […]

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