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  1. October 10, 2018

    Guest Blog: How to Talk to Your Kids About Cancer

    As a father with an aggressive brain cancer, I’ve opted against elaborate metaphors and in favor of candid speech when talking about cancer with my children. In May 2016, I underwent an awake craniotomy to remove a large primary tumor from my brain. Two weeks later, my neuro-oncologist shared my diagnosis: I had an aggressive […]

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  2. October 4, 2018

    Top Five Blogs: July- September 2018

    Below is a recap of the most popular brain tumor news and blog items from July through September on the NBTS site, as measured by YOUR readership and views. We hope you’ll enjoy catching up on anything you may have missed over the summer and during the busy back-to-school/work season in September! 1. National Brain […]

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  3. October 3, 2018

    Public Policy and Brain Tumor Advocacy Updates From September 2018

    Below are highlights of news and developments in brain tumor advocacy and public policy compiled by NBTS Research & Advocacy Manager Kacey Troy Ribnik and Director of Advocacy Lainey Titus Samant: New Increases for Medical Research Funding Congress recently passed a Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) spending bill that includes increased funding for medical research. This action continues a […]

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