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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 […]

What To Expect at Head to the Hill 2018

If you’ve been involved with the Nati0nal Brain Tumor Society for any length of time, you’ve likely heard of Head to the Hill.  Hundreds of brain tumor patients and caregivers will come from all over the United States to speak directly to our elected officials about the concerns and needs of the brain tumor community. […]

2018 National Brain Tumor Society Legislative Agenda

To guide our public policy advocacy efforts each year, the National Brain Tumor Society creates an annual “Legislative Agenda.” Our yearly Legislative Agenda* reflects the larger strategy and goals of the Organization, complements our research-funding efforts, and is essential to accomplishing our mission of better treatments and ultimately cures for brain tumors. Each year, we review […]

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