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Public Policy and Advocacy Updates From June 2018

Below are highlights of news and developments in the brain tumor advocacy and public policy, compiled by NBTS Research & Advocacy Manager, Kacey Troy Ribnik: Appropriations for Medical Research Funding The Senate Appropriations Committee voted on June 28 to increase funding to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) by $2 billion […]

Glossary Blog, June 2018: Pivotal Clinical Trial

Pivotal Clinical Trial: A clinical trial or study intended to provide evidence for a new treatment approval by the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) This month we take a quick look at term that’s used in the field of biomedical research and drug development, that has both a figurative and an official technical/literal […]

Brain Tumor Facts & Figures, June 2018: Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer

Our monthly series called “Brain Tumor Facts & Figures” will provide information and data that can help you in your advocacy, fundraising, and awareness-raising efforts by presenting statistics that can help convey the difficult realities our community is up against. These can be used to make a case for support to your members of Congress, […]

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