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One Person Who Inspires Us This Month: Remembering Emily Morrison

If you have ever had the opportunity to participate in the New York Brain Tumor Walk since its inception in 2011, you’ve no doubt seen the large throng of walkers adorned in bright colored regalia.  In 2011 it was purple and green. In 2012 it was neon green and orange. And in 2013 it was [...]

Introducing the Jumpstarting Brain Tumor Drug Development Coalition

We first told you about our Clinical Trial Endpoints Initiative back in late June of 2013. We then let the Chair of the Initiative’s Steering Committee, Dr. Patrick Wen of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, explain the promise of this effort further in a video interview we posted back in December. Now, we’d like to introduce you [...]

Because of You: Closing Out a Fruitful 2013

The brain tumor community is dedicated to fighting one of the toughest battles imaginable. Thus we are all – from patients, to caregivers, to doctors, to scientists, to advocates – constantly looking forward to the next hurdle we have to jump on our mission toward a cure. Here at the National Brain Tumor Society, specifically, [...]

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