NBTS SUMMIT 2017: Research and Treatment Opportunities Ahead

Earlier this month, we hosted our annual Scientific Summit in Boston, Massachusetts. Leaders in industry, research, and clinicians came together to speak about the obstacles in neuro-oncology research and how we can work together to move forward.

“We are encouraged with the level of dialogue and debate, and believe the day’s program offered a glimpse at the real, tangible progress being made currently in the field,” said David Arons, “as well as identified the key barriers that still need to be addressed in order to find a cure for many types of brain tumors.”

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Empowering Brain Tumor Patients with Information on Clinical Trials

“We’re aggressively going after the cure, particularly in a space that’s seen so little progress in terms of drug development over the last 50 years...We’ve seen some great biological progress in terms of tumors but we still have a long way to go.”

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Advancement News

National Brain Tumor Society End of Year campaign begins November 1


SAT, NOV 4, 2017

Jacksonville Brain Tumor Walk & 5K Race
SAT, NOV 11, 2017

2017 2nd Annual Fight Against Brain Tumors Walk
SAT, NOV 11, 2017

Ft. Worth Brain Tumor Walk
SAT, NOV 18, 2017

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Events & The Field

Sacramento Brain Freeze

You’re invited to join us at the 1st Annual Sacramento Brain Freeze by registering today and freeze with us at Nimbus Dam Recreation Area on Saturday, November 4, 2017!

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NBTS Programs

Brain Tumor Research Highlights: September 2017

Over the years, NBTS has given more than $35 million to brain tumor research projects. We’re very proud of the impact this funding has made in advancing the neuro-oncology field closer to better treatments and ultimately a cure.

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Community Stories

Grayson’s Mom - 2017 update

Grayson is 2 years old. Six years before he was born his mom was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Within in weeks of her diagnosis she had brain surgery. The tumor and surgery caused her to lose feeling down her right side and at 23 years old. Read how their lives changed in the face of this disease.

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Top Five Blogs: July - September 2017

Leader from St Jude, and NBTS-Funded Researcher, Sees ‘Desperate Need for Acceleration’ in Pediatric Brain Tumor Research


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