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2014-09-03 23:05:54

Global research initiative to investigate long-term glioblastoma survivors. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA), in conjunction with the Brain Tumor Funder’s Collaborative (BTFC), is awarding a $2 million research grant to explore commonalities among long-term glioblastoma survivors around the world. Glioblastoma is a common and aggressive type of brain tumor most prevalent in adults ages 45-65, and affects more men than women. This highly...

2014-03-05 23:03:44

Project Impact aims to fundamentally change the way new pediatric cancer therapies are developed and tested, through public policy and a funded research program. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, today announced the launch of Project Impact: Driving Discovery to a Cure for Pediatric Brain Tumors, an integrated research and drug development program that seeks to confront the...

2014-02-26 23:02:51

Jumpstarting Brain Tumor Drug Development Coalition hosts seminal workshop with brain tumor patient advocates, leading neuro-oncologists, biopharmaceutical industry representatives, FDA, and NCI to advance strategies for establishing better pathways for therapy evaluation. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Leaders from key cross-sections of the neuro-oncology community came together at a recent Brain Tumor Clinical Trial Endpoints Workshop to confront a critical challenge in...

2013-05-07 23:03:28

Advocates from across the country joined the National Brain Tumor Society in meeting with congressional leaders to discuss the importance of cancer research funding and oral chemotherapy parity. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 National Brain Tumor Society, the largest nonprofit dedicated to the brain tumor community in the United States, today held their annual “Head to the Hill” advocacy day in Washington, D.C. The event drew hundreds of brain tumor advocates from across the...

2011-11-01 18:40:00

Applications for Basic Research Fellowship, Translational Grant and Medical Student Summer Fellowship are Now Available Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 01, 2011 The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) is now accepting applications for its 2012 Basic Research Fellowship, Translational Grant and Medical Student Summer Fellowship (MSSF) programs. Applications for these programs are due in the ABTA office no later than 5 pm (CST) January 10, 2012. Fellowships and Translational research...

2011-02-26 00:00:03

New Service Links Brain Tumor Patients with Appropriate Clinical Trials Des Plaines, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) February 24, 2011 The American Brain Tumor Association today launched TrialConnectâ“ž¢, a service that links brain tumor patients with appropriate clinical trials based on the patient's tumor type and treatment history. The free and confidential service, administered by EmergingMed, is offered in English and Spanish....

2009-10-21 23:01:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A major collaborative research project focused on mapping the gene activity in brain tumors was launched today. The goal of the research, known as the Ivy Glioblastoma Atlas Project (GAP), is to unlock the secrets behind one of the deadliest brain tumors known to humankind -- glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), a cancer that recently took the lives of U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy and columnist Robert Novak. The project is a partnership between the Ben...


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