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NCI-CONNECT and BTTC 2019 Meetings Summary

June 3, 2019, by NCI-CONNECT Staff

2019 Meeting Attendees

2019 Meeting Attendees

Credit: NCI-CONNECT Staff

The 2019 NCI-CONNECT (Comprehensive Oncology Network Evaluating Rare CNS Tumors) and Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative (BTTC) Annual Meetings were held on April 29 and 30 at NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. The meetings were hosted by NCI’s Center for Cancer Research (CCR), Neuro-Oncology Branch, and attended by over 100 leaders, healthcare providers and researchers in neuro-oncology. The EndBrainCancer Initiative participated in these meetings with a representative taking part.

The meetings brought attendees across neuro-oncology specialties, including clinical care and research, basic science and advocacy, together to discuss central nervous system (CNS) tumor clinical studies.  Presentations and discussions included current studies and new clinical trial concepts that, in addition to…

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