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Head to the Hill 2018: Brain Tumor Advocates Raising Their Voice

The weather report in D.C. threatened rain during this year’s Head to the Hill 2018. And yet, the weather held for over 200 advocates coming from 38 states and Washington, D.C. Many of our advocates joined 457 teams and 350 brain tumor survivors on the May 6, Race for Hope DC. The 21st year of this […]

April 2018 Public Policy and Advocacy Updates

Below are highlights of news and developments in the brain tumor public policy advocacy, compiled by NBTS Research & Advocacy Manager, Kacey Troy Ribnik, and Director of Advocacy, Lainey Titus Samant: Take Part in Brain Tumor Action Day! If you are unable to attend Head to the Hill this year, there is still an easy way to join […]

Brain Tumor Facts & Figures, April 2018: Years of Potential Life Lost

Our monthly series called “Brain Tumor Facts & Figures” will go beyond some of the more well-known stats about this disease (e.g. nearly 700,000 Americans living with a brain tumor; nearly 80,000 more will be diagnosed in 2018; and an average five-year survival rate of only around 35%). The information provided in this series is aimed […]

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