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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.” […]

From the CEO’s Desk: Let’s Lean In During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

About this time last year, the National Brain Tumor Society was down in Washington, D.C. at the famous National Press Club with a number of partners and collaborators to officially announce the launch of “Project Impact: A Campaign to Defeat Pediatric Brain Tumors,” our new fundraising effort to help resource the Defeat Pediatric Brain Tumors […]

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