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May 2015: Brain Tumor Awareness Month brought unprecedented action

    “It feels like the biggest [Brain Tumor] Awareness Month Ever!” The above quote was emailed to the National Brain Tumor Society staff in the waning days of Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2015…and we couldn’t agree more! What a month May was for creating significant momentum for our cause. Between advocacy activities, fundraising events, […]

Updated 5/27: Brain Tumor Awareness on NPR!

To celebrate the final two weeks of Brain Tumor Awareness Month 2015, the National Brain Tumor Society has teamed up with WAMU 88.5 FM – the National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate of the Washington, D.C. and Greater Capitol region – to sponsor a number of segments from May 18th – 31st. If you live in the […]

In Memory of Dr. Andrew Parsa

National Brain Tumor Society is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Andrew (Andy) Parsa yesterday morning, April 13, 2015. Dr. Parsa had been serving as Chairman of Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, having previously been a Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University […]