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From the Blog
October 30, 2014
Creating Meaningful Change, With a Little Help From our Friends
There are only four FDA-approved therapies to treat brain tumors. And in the last 17 years there have been approximately 75 potential new drugs that have failed during the clinical trial process to prove they are safe and effective for patients, while only three that have won FDA approval. That is a 25:1 failure ratio. […]Read more |
October 28, 2014
A New “America’s Neuro-Oncologist” at the National Cancer Institute
Yesterday, it was announced that Dr. Mark R. Gilbert, MD, has been named Chief of the Neuro-Oncology Branch (NOB) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), within the Center for Cancer Research of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). In this position, Dr. Gilbert – previously Deputy Chairman of the Department of Neuro-Oncology at MD Anderson […]Read more |
October 22, 2014
Hope for GBM Patients
Recent news and conversations across social media has churned up a lot of concern and fear over glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) tumors. And while we know all too well it’s the deadliest form of brain cancer with dismal survival rates, we also want the public to know how the National Brain Tumor Society is working to […]Read more |