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From the CEO’s Desk: Outgoing Board Chair Michael Nathanson Leaves His Legacy On The Brain Tumor Community

Greetings and best wishes for a happy holiday season from the National Brain Tumor Society, I am writing today to share some news regarding our remarkably talented and committed Board of Directors. Over the past eight years, the last five as Chairman of the Board, NBTS has benefitted from the extraordinary leadership of Michael Nathanson. […]

[Guest Blog] Endure4aCure: Brain Surgeon Becomes an “Ironman” to Support Patients

On July 22nd, Evan Winograd, a sixth-year neurosurgery resident who also does brain tumor research, completed the infamous “Ironman” challenge in Lake Placid, NY, as part of NBTS’ new Gray Nation Endurance program. Dr. Winograd “had never even run more than three miles (and even that was rare)” before July 2017. But after working with […]

Guest Blog: How to Talk to Your Kids About Cancer

As a father with an aggressive brain cancer, I’ve opted against elaborate metaphors and in favor of candid speech when talking about cancer with my children. In May 2016, I underwent an awake craniotomy to remove a large primary tumor from my brain. Two weeks later, my neuro-oncologist shared my diagnosis: I had an aggressive […]

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