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Recapping Head to the Hill 2017

They came from 38 states. 308 brain tumor patients, caregivers, and supporters made their way to our nation’s capital to advocate for policies that will benefit the brain tumor community as part of Head to the Hill 2017. Despite high-profile and contentious debates happening on Capitol Hill, NBTS and our advocate were determined to ensure Congress […]

Remembering Jaclyn Sabol Patton

In life, if you should ever have the privilege of meeting someone as special as Jaclyn Sabol Patton, do not hesitate to get to know them on a deep, meaningful level. The opportunity will surely be a blessing. Jaclyn was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2010. Where some fall into despair, she never said, “Why […]

Speaking Up for Brain Tumor Causes: Busy Two Weeks in the Nation’s Capital

Last week, we had some good news…and some not so great news…from our nation’s capital, as it pertains to public policy measures that could affect brain tumor patients. First, the bad news. Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) by a slim margin – 217 members voted in favor, […]

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