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December 19, 2014
Defeat GBM Research Collaborative Produces Important Discovery
As we wrote on this blog back in May, the issue of “acquired resistance” is one of the biggest challenges in successfully treating brain tumors. Acquired resistance refers to tumor cells’ ability to learn to dodge the effects of treatment. Once a tumor develops resistance, current drugs stop working and the tumor can resume growing. […]Read more |
December 15, 2014
A Step Toward Identifying Risk Factors for Glioma
In 2007, the National Brain Tumor Society provided funding for an international project to search for more clues to one of the biggest mysteries of brain tumors – what causes them to develop. This week, researchers from this project, dubbed the Gliogene Consortium, published preliminary results from their study, which suggest rare mutations in a […]Read more |
December 8, 2014
National Brain Tumor Society Announces Appointment of New Chief Executive Officer
Sally M. Davis named CEO of largest brain tumor nonprofit in the U.S. following national search National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, has concluded its national search process and, today, announced the selection of Sally M. Davis as its new Chief Executive Officer. “National […]Read more |