The International Brain Tumour Alliance (IBTA) is a global network founded in 2005 as a worldwide community for brain tumour patient organisations, medical professionals and others in the field of neuro oncology. We bring together international experience and expertise with the aim of enhancing the well-being and quality of life of brain tumour patients and their families and promoting the need for more brain tumour research.
Academic/ScientificScientific panels reportsThe actual and ongoing agenda of the EAN – NeuroOncology Panel was presented during the EAN 2017 in Amsterdam at the Panel meeting. The following activities were discussed in detail: Guidelines, provided by the EAN-Scientific Panels, are one… Continue Reading
Paper of the MonthFor September 2015 we have selected: The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network. Comprehensive, integrative genomic analysis of diffuse lower-grade gliomas. N Engl J Med 2015;372:2481-2498. There are currently several limitations with the histopathological classification of lower-grade gliomas, mainly related to high interobserver variability and insufficient prediction of clinical outcome.