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NBTS at the NH Motor Speedway: Matt Tifft Hosts Brain Tumor Survivors

This past Saturday, the National Brain Tumor Society hit the New Hampshire Motor Speedway to watch Matt Tifft race in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Over the past two years, Matt has been a vocal brain tumor advocate, using his own survival story to urge Congress to support funding for brain tumor research. That, in itself, […]

Advice Column, July 2018: What Should You Know About Brain Tumor Clinical Trials?

National Brain Tumor Society recently announced the launch of a new patient and care-partner education, empowerment, and preparedness effort. The new initiative will provide the resources, information, tools, and guidance brain tumor patients and their care-partners need to play a more active role in their treatment planning and decision-making. As part of the broader effort to […]

Brain Tumor Survivors and Care Partners Raise Their Voices

 “I want to make you aware of some of the obstacles that have come in my way since my diagnosis,” Liz Salmi says. As a 10 year survivor, Liz has been an active, honest advocate for the brain tumor community. This short video encapsulates just some of the obstacles she’s faced: she lost her […]

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