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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.” […]

Top Five Blogs: July – September 2017

July and August are prime months to get away for a break, relax, and enjoy the summer vacation season. And September welcomes everyone back to the ‘real world’ of school, sports, and normal work schedules. While unfortunetly, we can’t afford to ‘take a break’ in the brain tumor community – just as patients and caregivers […]

Guest Blog: Not Your Average “Joe” – Connecting with Your Members of Congress

Rich Paisner is a 12-year astrocytoma survivor and a Massachusetts brain tumor advocate. Rich lives in Newton, MA with his wife and three daughters. “Hi, I’m Joe. I’m so happy to be here.” After a series of calls and emails, those were the first words we spoke to one another. I’m pretty sure I won’t […]

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