Latest Brain Tumor News and Research

Latest Brain Tumor News and Research

The Annual BTTC Meeting

February 21, 2014

In the seventh year, it is easy to see the expansion of the BTTC. There are currently seven clinical trials either open or in development.

 

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BTTC on Houston Radio Station

October 13, 2013

Dr. Mark Gilbert and Terri Armstrong, Ph.D. were interviewed on Houston P.A. in October, 2013. They spoke about the BTTC, Head for the Cure, the advances in brain tumor research as well as what led them to their career paths.

 

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BTTC 08-01 Clinical Trial Results Get Presented at ASCO

July 8, 2013

Dr. Raizer was asked to present the results of the BTTC 08-01 clinical trial at the recent meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in June, 2013.

 

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The Annual BTTC Meeting

February 28, 2013

Over 80 members discussed the expanding portfolio of BTTC studies (9 either open or in the pipeline). The BTTC is a growing network with the expertise and the desire to participate in state-of-the-art clinical trials investigating new treatments for malignant brain tumors.

 

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Holiday Newsletter from Head for the Cure

December 10, 2012

Milestones of 2012 from the Head for the Cure Foundation (HFTC). They continue on a quest to defeat brain cancer step by step.

 

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First BTTC Clinical Trial Results Presented

November 9, 2012

Dr. Mark Gilbert was asked to present the results of the first clinical trial was completed by the BTTC at the recent meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in June, 2012.

 

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Three BTTC Clinical Trials Open For Enrollment

September 27, 2012

Vimpat vs. Placebo Study: This study’s primary objective is to determine if prophylactic administration of lacosamide reduces the risk of seizures in patients with a high-grade glioma. Newly diagnosed, post-operative patients are tested during the first year after tumor diagnosis.

 

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BTTC and HFTC Featured on Fox 4 News

September 1, 2012

Local news coverage from the annual Metro KC Head for the Cure 5K race held on August 26, 2012. Matt Anthony, President of HFTC and Dr. Mark Gilbert, Principal Investigator for BTTC, are interviewed by Fox 4 News.

 

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Others Make a Difference

August 25, 2011

Others create awareness and generate funds for HFTC and brain cancer research.

 

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