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  1. July 23, 2014

    Guest Blog: Fighting for Change

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    Guest blogger Lisa Peabody is a volunteer advocate with the National Brain Tumor Society. Recently, she joined National Brain Tumor Society staff participating in the annual Alliance for Childhood Cancer Action Day.

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  2. July 10, 2014

    A “Full Force” Effort to Defeat GBM

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    The Defeat GBM Research Collaborative is the National Brain Tumor Society’s largest and boldest strategic research initiative to date*. The initiative aims to significantly improve the survival rate of patients who are battling glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). Through robust collaborations comprised of leading GBM researchers, multiple and synergistic projects are driven by investigator teams with proven […]

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  3. July 10, 2014

    #BTSM Chat: Patients and Caregivers Discuss What They’d Like to See Addressed in New Treatments

    The first Sunday of each month brain tumor survivors, patients, family, and caregivers use Twitter to share experiences, ideas, and information. The Brain Tumor Social Media chat (#btsm) was started a little over a year ago by Liz Salmi.  The chats are moderated by Liz and Catherine Blotner and is promoted as a “patient-run Twitter […]

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