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Guest Blog: NBTS & The V Foundation – Using Teamwork to Fight Pediatric Brain Tumors

Fulfilling a dream doesn’t happen without teamwork. Jim Valvano chased a dream that seemed impossible – winning an NCAA Championship. And he didn’t accomplish that dream alone – he had an entire team with him every challenging step of the way. Jim’s other dream – to defeat cancer – is no different. It takes a […]

STAR Act Shines A Light of Hope on Pediatric Cancers

For many pediatric brain tumor and cancer advocates, like all of us at NBTS and our many volunteers, a main point of frustration is that little progress has been made in the past 30 years in treating children with this disease. Despite the tremendous fundraising efforts that have taken place, and the best efforts of […]

An Alliance with the V Foundation: Joining Forces for Pediatric Brain Tumor Research

This week, our friends at The V Foundation for Cancer Research made a commitment to helping pediatric cancer patients. The organization, a national leader in cancer research funding, announced its plans to observe Childhood Cancer Awareness Month throughout the duration of September 2015. As part of its announcement, V Foundation, which has awarded more than $15 […]