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The Neuro-Oncology Branch is a trans-institute program of the National Cancer Institute and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of the National Institutes of Health. The aim of this branch is to develop an integrated clinical, translational and basic research program for the purpose of developing novel experimental therapeutics for children and adults with tumors of the central nervous system.
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Dr. Howard A. Fine, Branch Chief
For Patients: State Of The Art Treatment
The Neuro-Oncology Branch is dedicated to the treatment of adults and children with brain tumors. Since the branch is affiliated with both the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke (NINDS), we are able to provide an interdisciplinary approach to the treatment of brain tumors. Find Out More >>

For MDs: Fellowships, Training, Research
The Neuro-Oncology Branch is dedicated to supporting the training of individuals who plan an academic career in neuro-oncology. Applicants with M.D. degrees who have completed at least two years of postdoctoral training toward board certification in their chosen subspecialty are candidates for this research fellowship. Find Out More >>
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NOB is recruiting enthusiastic and talented Staff Clinicians

NOB is seeking qualified candidates for Research Fellowship positions from the fields of Neurosurgery, Medical Oncology and Neurology

What's New at NOB

Highlight from the NCI Annual Budget Proposal, "The Nation's Investment in Cancer Research"; Empowering Cancer Research: Connecting Science and Clinical Practice: Brain Tumors

Clinical Trials

A Phase II Trial of Bevacizumab for Patients with Recurrent High-Grade Gliomas

An Exploratory Study of Biologic and Pathophysiologic Effects of Radiation Therapy in Pediatric Patients With Central Nervous System Tumors

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We offer a coordinated, multi-disciplinary approach to the care of patients afflicted with brain tumors.
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