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[Guest Blog] Endure4aCure: Brain Surgeon Becomes and “Ironman” to Support Patients

On July 22nd, Evan Winograd, a sixth-year neurosurgery resident who also does brain tumor research, completed the infamous “Ironman” challenge in Lake Placid, NY, as part of NBTS’ new Gray Nation Endurance program. Dr. Winograd “had never even run more than three miles (and even that was rare)” before July 2017. But after working with […]

NBTS Brain Tumor Clinical Trials Report: Q3 2018

New brain tumor clinical trials open around the country all the time, and it can be hard for patients and care-partners to keep track of new opportunities to consider participation in leading-edge clinical research. This report, generated by the National Brain Tumor Society, provides you with a summary of clinical trials that have started or […]

Guest Blog: How to Talk to Your Kids About Cancer

As a father with an aggressive brain cancer, I’ve opted against elaborate metaphors and in favor of candid speech when talking about cancer with my children. In May 2016, I underwent an awake craniotomy to remove a large primary tumor from my brain. Two weeks later, my neuro-oncologist shared my diagnosis: I had an aggressive […]

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