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Monthly Archives: April 2015

It’s Your Fight, It’s OUR Fight: Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2015

Brain Tumor Awareness Month kicks off on May 1. People from all over the United States come together and raise the profile of the brain tumor community and the issues we face. At NBTS, we’re exceptionally blessed to have a group of advocates, donors, partners, and volunteers who have sat down with us over the […]

In Memory of Dr. Andrew Parsa

National Brain Tumor Society is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Andrew (Andy) Parsa yesterday morning, April 13, 2015. Dr. Parsa had been serving as Chairman of Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, having previously been a Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University […]

How “Big Data” Can Improve Brain Tumor Treatment & Research

Back in January of this year, a young man came into the National Brain Tumor Society offices to talk with all of our staff. He was vibrant, well-spoken and captivated our attention, discussing the critical issue of data sharing in the world of research and medicine. Besides a fading scar from brain surgery, there was nothing discernible to […]

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