Transforming Tomorrow, Today
News & Updates from the National Brain Tumor Society
December 2014
Together, we will find a cure!

Over the past year (and even longer for many of you) you’ve raised awareness and shared your stories with us. We've had the opportunity to understand the passion you have for this cause and are eternally grateful for your support, time, energy, and commitment! Your generosity is essential to finding better treatments and ultimately, a cure for brain tumors. Together, we can make a difference for the 700,000 living with a brain tumor today and all of those who will be diagnosed tomorrow.

We thank you for your many contributions - and wish you and yours a happy holiday season and a joyous new year!

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A Cure Can't Wait!

From the Blog
November 25, 2014
Five Key Updates From the 2014 Scientific Meeting of the Society for Neuro-Oncology

The Annual Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) Scientific Meeting serves as one of the most important gatherings in the field of brain tumor research and drug development. Presentations are given on some of the most promising research efforts in the field, as well as critical updates on many of the ongoing clinical trials for brain tumor patients. Our blog discusses some of the highlights. Read More

November 7, 2014
Can This Treatment Help Me Live a Longer and Better Life?

Guest Blogger Allison Bishof tells of her experience as a panelist representing the patient voice during the recent Brain Tumor Clinical Trial Endpoints Workshop. As a five-year brain tumor survivor and volunteer advocate with the National Brain Tumor Society, Allison says she wants future treatments to help her live longer, and live better. Read More

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Research in the News
Potential Therapy Found for Incurable Pediatric Brain Tumor

Core Set of Symptoms Highlighted for Brain Tumor Patients

AbbVie Presents Results From Study of ABT-414 in Patients with Glioblastoma Multiforme at the 19th Annual Scientific Meeting and Education Day of the Society for Neuro-Oncology

DelMar Pharmaceuticals' Promising New Data Support the Potential of VAL-083 to Meet Significant Unmet Medical Needs in the Treatment of Glioblastoma Multiforme
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