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  1. March 13, 2015

    Can a Tetanus Shot Help Fight Brain Tumors?

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    Yesterday, an interesting study on brain cancer – funded in part by the National Brain Tumor Society – was published in the prominent scientific and medical journal, Nature. The encouraging results of the study even sent ripples through mainstream health media, including stories in top-tier outlets including the Wall Street Journal, NBC News, and CBS […]

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  2. March 3, 2015

    Committed to Discovery: A Researcher’s Tale

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    Dr. Mariano Viapiano was a talented, young researcher. He had a promising idea for a potential new treatment for brain cancer. But what he didn’t have was funding to do the necessary studies to make the idea a reality that would benefit patients. “It all started with NBTS,” says Dr. Viapiano. “I can trace back […]

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  3. February 12, 2015

    Video Blog: Advocate on Behalf of the Brain Tumor Community at Head to the Hill 2015

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    Over the years, the National Brain Tumor Society reports on the actions of our advocates and how important they are to making vital changes in brain tumor policy and research. But have you ever read about our “advocates” and wondered what exactly do? Advocacy sounds great, but what does mean to be an advocate or advocate […]

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