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Blogger Roundtable Roundup

In July, we launched the Blogger Roundtable, an effort to collaborate with brain tumor bloggers to collect and curate their advice and resources for the brain tumor community. For the first Blogger Roundtable, we asked writers to submit a published blog post related to symptom management for inclusion in a roundup here on our blog. […]

#BTSM Chat: Patients and Caregivers Discuss What They’d Like to See Addressed in New Treatments

The first Sunday of each month brain tumor survivors, patients, family, and caregivers use Twitter to share experiences, ideas, and information. The Brain Tumor Social Media chat (#btsm) was started a little over a year ago by Liz Salmi.  The chats are moderated by Liz and Catherine Blotner and is promoted as a “patient-run Twitter […]

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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