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Monthly Archives: June 2014

The (Critical) Case for Pediatric Brain Tumor & Cancer Advocacy

National Brain Tumor Society is one of many disease-based organizations to join the chorus of supporters of stronger funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The agency – through the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and other institutes – is the largest funder of brain tumor research in the country. Dwindling investment in this agency [...]

Your Experience. Your Voice. Your Treatment.

Earlier this year, we shared a number of blogs about our Clinical Trial Endpoints Initiative. National Brain Tumor Society is working with the FDA, the National Cancer Institute, medical academic researchers, clinicians, and the Jumpstarting Brain Tumor Drug Development Coalition (a group of other brain tumor-focused nonprofits and organizations), with the goal of developing action [...]

Celebrating our MVP, Laura Williamson

Laura Williamson,a twenty-two-year-old brain tumor survivor, is an incredible young woman with a strong passion to give back to the brain tumor community. Laura began volunteering in the National Brain Tumor Society main office just a few short months ago, but quickly won over the hearts of our staff, constituents, and many others. Recently, Laura [...]

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