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Tsunami: Trial of a brain tumor

Arthur Weinfeld’s vision was in decline. His right eye had become blurry, which made focusing on a sheet of music difficult. At 77, he assumed it was a cataract. With little delay he scheduled an appointment with an ophthalmologist who then agreed that he should have surgery to remove the cataract. After months, however, Arthur’s […]

CCAM and NBTS: A recap of pediatric brain tumor news

As another Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) comes to a close, the National Brain Tumor Society wants to thank all of you for attending our events, sharing your stories, and doing your part in the fight against all pediatric brain tumors and cancers. At the beginning of September, we posted about what you could do to […]

Brain Tumor Advocacy and Rallying for Research

Last week, National Brain Tumor Society Advocates were in our nation’s capitol participating in a number of activities both in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and advocating for medical research funding. A special thanks to Lisa Peabody, Gina Memmott, Brian Spillman, Mary Dunn, and BethAnn Telford for their efforts on behalf of the brain tumor […]