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Public Policy and Advocacy Updates From May 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, and Director of Advocacy, Lainey Titus Samant: Brain Tumor Awareness Month (BTAM) 2018 was a very busy, productive, and successful month for the NBTS public policy advocacy program, all our wonderful volunteer advocates […]

Glossary Blog, May 2018: Biospecimens and Biorepositories

Biorepository: A facility that collects, catalogs, stores, manages, and distributes samples of biological material, such as urine, blood, tumor tissue, cells, DNA, RNA, and protein, from humans, animals, or plants for laboratory research. Biospecimen: Samples of material, such as urine, blood, tissue, cells, DNA, RNA, and protein from humans, animals, or plants. Biospecimens are stored […]

Brain Tumor Survivors and Care Partners Raise Their Voices

 “I want to make you aware of some of the obstacles that have come in my way since my diagnosis,” Liz Salmi says. As a 10 year survivor, Liz has been an active, honest advocate for the brain tumor community. This short video encapsulates just some of the obstacles she’s faced: she lost her […]

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