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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Reasons to Run: Brooke Howitt, MD, competes in the Boston Marathon to fight brain tumors

On Patriots Day, April 21, 2014, runners from across the globe will compete in the annual Boston Marathon, one of the most renowned running competitions in the world. This year, the National Brain Tumor Society was fortunate enough to receive a number from the town of Newton, and we are excited to provide our number […]

Project Impact Gets to Work: Removing Barriers to Pediatric Cancer Treatments

The choice of when to push change in a broken system, “depends largely on timing, opportunity, and the leverage of the people initiating the change,[1]” according to popular theories in system change. Moreover, to achieve systems change leaders must, “bring people addressing parts of the problem around the same table,” and by “…inviting new people […]

Out & About – A Recap of a Productive Start to 2014

We’ve hit the ground running and so far it’s been a very busy and productive start to 2014 for the National Brain Tumor Society. In addition to hosting the first Brain Tumor Clinical Trial Endpoints Workshop, announcing our latest major effort in Pediatrics – Project Impact: Driving Discovery to a Cure for Pediatric Brain Tumors […]

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