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  1. February 25, 2016

    From the CEO’s Desk: Busy Season for Public Policy Kicks Into Gear

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    The first quarter of the year for the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) – and any other organization engaged in proactive advocacy – is a particularly busy time in the area of public policy and government relations. While research initiatives often spillover year-to-year and remain ongoing (like our flagship research initiative, the Defeat GBM Research Collaborative, which is a […]

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  2. February 8, 2016

    Walk. Donate. Inspire.

    How attending NBTS events provides more than fundraising Dr. Anders Persson, PhD, has been involved in the neuro-oncolgy field since 2003. His work has been funded by NBTS and has been instrumental in the study of gliomas. Did you wonder where his inspiration to carry on his work comes from? It was from interacting with members […]

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  3. February 5, 2016

    Guest Blog: Victor Remains Faithful to His Own Fight

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    “I’m sorry, but we have found a 3cm pilocytic astrocytoma on Victor’s brain stem. We must immediately transfer him for brain surgery. Do you have a preference between Duke or Chapel Hill?” The words spoken by the hospital’s medical team stung me, paralyzed me, echoed in my very being…brain tumor? Victor? But he’s only 16. […]

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