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From the CEO’s Desk: An Agenda for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2018

Just over a week ago, the nation was deeply saddened by the news that United States Senator, statesman, war hero, and former presidential nominee, John McCain, had passed away following 13 months of treatment for glioblastoma. There was an outpouring of grief as well as reflection and remembrance of his remarkable life. Though his policies […]

Public Policy and Brain Tumor Advocacy Updates From July 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: Funding Medical Research: Appropriations for the NIH and the STAR Act NIH Appropriations The Senate Appropriations Committee voted on June 28 to increase funding to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) […]

NBTS at the NH Motor Speedway: Matt Tifft Hosts Brain Tumor Survivors

This past Saturday, the National Brain Tumor Society hit the New Hampshire Motor Speedway to watch Matt Tifft race in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Over the past two years, Matt has been a vocal brain tumor advocate, using his own survival story to urge Congress to support funding for brain tumor research. That, in itself, […]

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