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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 […]

First-of-its-kind Briefing for Congress on Glioblastoma

On the heels of our annual advocacy day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Head to the Hill, where we bring volunteers from across the country to speak with members of Congress about the policies and bills that the brain tumor community would like to see policymakers support, National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) held a […]

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