Dr. Priscilla Brastianos

Colleen O'Malley

ABTA SURVEY FINDS DISPARITIES IN CARE OF PATIENTS WITH METASTATIC BRAIN TUMORS

A first-of-its-kind, cross-sectional survey of patients, caregivers and physicians on the diagnosis and treatment of brain metastases, conducted by the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA), as part of its Metastatic Brain Tumor Initiative, revealed disparities in practice patterns and communication around metastatic brain tumors. These data highlight the need to increase accessibility to clinical trials, establish clear standards of care and improve physician-patient communication reflective of the unique needs of patients with brain metastases (BM). The survey results have been published open access in the journal Neuro-Oncology Practice.

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Colleen O'Malley

ABTA Announces Recipient of the Joel A. Gingras Award

We are pleased to announce Priscilla Brastianos, MD as the recipient of the ABTA Joel A. Gingras Award for her commitment to the ABTA’s mission through her groundbreaking work and leadership in brain metastasis research. Dr. Brastianos will be awarded the ABTA’s highest honor at the 2020 ABTA National Conference.

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