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  1. February 23, 2017

    this is… not the end. A brain tumor documentary concludes, celebrating life

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    “Life is fragile,” Jennifer Keenan Giliberto said. The Georgia photographer’s work shows the complex fragility and strength of the human spirit. She’s also a brain tumor survivor. In May of 2015, I covered her largest project to date, this is … documentary. The photographic documentary followed the lives of a married couple, Josh and Jenna, […]

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  2. February 16, 2017

    From the CEO’s Desk: The Future of National Healthcare Policy

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    National Brain Tumor Society’s mission is to find better treatments, and ultimately a cure, for all brain tumors. And our interim ‘Big Hairy Audacious Goal’ is to help turn a brain tumor diagnosis into a chronic, manageable disease for all patients by 2025. As such, the primary focus of our programs — including our public policy […]

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  3. February 8, 2017

    Hiding in Plain Sight: Defeat GBM Research Collaborative Helps Produce Paradigm-Shifting Study

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    Short Summary: Small fragments of DNA that are not part of chromosomes (where DNA is usually packaged in human cells) – which were thought to be inconsequential and extremely rare in human cancers – have been found in high-frequencies in brain tumors, but not normal cells. These circular stretches of “extrachromosomal” DNA were revealed to have […]

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