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April 11, 2014
Recently in Brain Tumor Research…
…A round-up of recent news important to the brain tumor community New Revelations on Relationship Between Low- and High-grade Gliomas A comprehensive genomic analysis of low-grade gliomas (grade II and III astrocytomas, oligodendrogliomas, and mixed gliomas) of The Cancer Genome Atlas brain tumor studies found that low-grade gliomas can be sorted into three categories based [...]Read more |
March 31, 2014
Reasons to Run: Brooke Howitt, MD, competes in the Boston Marathon to fight brain tumors
On Patriots Day, April 21, 2014, runners from across the globe will compete in the annual Boston Marathon, one of the most renowned running competitions in the world. This year, the National Brain Tumor Society was fortunate enough to receive a number from the town of Newton, and we are excited to provide our number [...]Read more |
March 27, 2014
Project Impact Gets to Work: Removing Barriers to Pediatric Cancer Treatments
The choice of when to push change in a broken system, “depends largely on timing, opportunity, and the leverage of the people initiating the change,” according to popular theories in system change. Moreover, to achieve systems change leaders must, “bring people addressing parts of the problem around the same table,” and by “…inviting new people [...]Read more |