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New Features coming to the NBTS Blog in 2018

In an effort to continue bringing those affected by brain tumors with consistent, diverse, interesting, inspiring and engaging content, we will be introducing a number of new recurring features on this blog in 2018. Monthly Features: Public Policy & Advocacy Updates – We’ll give the monthly low-down on what’s happening in Congress as it relates […]

What the Brain Tumor Community Was Reading in 2017

This year we covered many topics on this blog, from stories of strength, determination, and dedication in the community; to news on research progress; clinical trial results and updates; innovation; and FDA approvals. We saw glioblastoma again enter the national consciousness, with the unfortunate news of Senator John McCain’s diagnosis (see below), as well as some […]

Guest Blog: The Powerful Platform Offered by National Brain Tumor Society

                    “It is very unlikely that you will not have a recurrence,” my neuro-oncologist said softly, leaning in to fold his hands together, interlocking his fingers, “but you have many positive prognostic indicators in your favor, including your age, IDH1 mutation status, and general good health.” […]

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