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Innovating Brain Tumor Clinical Trials: Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Experience

The global COVID-19 pandemic disrupted nearly every facet of life in 2020, and brain cancer research, particularly clinical trials, was not spared from its impacts. As is often the case, though, with disruption comes the opportunity to innovate. Convening key stakeholders across the brain tumor community, the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) has taken stock […]

Sights & Sounds: Glioblastoma Awareness Day (#GBMDay) 2020

Perhaps Dr. Ned Sharpless, Director of the National Cancer Institute, summed up Glioblastoma (GBM) Awareness Day 2020 best when he said during NBTS’s Defeating GBM: A Virtual Town Hall event, “Events like this are really important to re-energize the community so we can join together and make progress in a disease that where progress has been […]

The Rights of Brain Tumor Patients That Every Country Should Strive to Deliver

On July 3, 2020, the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), along with more than 70 of our colleague organizations from across the international brain tumor community, welcomed the release of a new Brain Tumour Patients’ Charter of Rights. The document represents the perspective of brain tumor patients and caregivers and provides a set of standards […]

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