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Guest Blog: How My Brain Finds New Solutions

Life can change so quickly. I was only 24 years old in 1998 working in the U.S. Congress with plans for law school. But, the unexpected emerged when I was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Shocked and shattered, I entered a new world. Necessity can become a powerful teacher. I conducted research that helped me […]

Defeat GBM Research Collaborative Retreat: An In-Person Meeting of the Minds

The Defeat GBM Research Collaborative is the National Brain Tumor Society’s largest and boldest research initiative, which aims to double the percentage of glioblastoma (GBM) patients – the most common and deadliest form of brain cancer- that survive five years or longer. The collaborative is made up of four interrelated research cores that encompass 1) […]

May is Brain Tumor ACTION Month

In three days, Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2016 kicks off in the United States. But this time around, our neighbors to the North are joining with us and moving their annual month of awareness to May as well. It’s been wonderful to see our community cross international lines and unify to be the voice for […]

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