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Guest Blog: Cancer Did Not – and Will Not – Win

Adrienne Wilk is a volunteer advocate for the National Brain Tumor Society. She serves as the State Lead Advocate for Tennessee, and also takes part in a number of fundraising activities for the National Brain Tumor Society. One can browse the local section of a newspaper on any given day and see numerous obituaries written […]

Making Sense of Project Impact: Preclinical testing

As part of our effort to raise awareness during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we created an infographic about our newest initiative that aims to get new and better treatments to children with brain tumors – Project Impact. Today, we want to spend some time talking about a major piece of that initiative, the so-called “preclinical […]

Oligodendroglioma Research Fund: An Update & History

Oligodendroglioma is a rare form of brain cancer, making up only 4% of all diagnosed primary brain tumors. Because of its relative rarity, research efforts on this tumor type lagged behind many more prevalent forms of brain tumors and cancer. To address this issue, the National Brain Tumor Foundation, later merging with the Brain Tumor […]

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