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Guest Blog: A Quest for Cures, Twenty Years in the Making

Rachel Schultz recently joined the National Brain Tumor Society as our new Director of Development for the New England Region. The following is her story of why she joined the fight. August 9, 2016 is the last time I saw my wonderful, kind, caring, lovable, singing-in-falsetto, Boston-sports-loving father alive. On August 11, he passed away at the age […]

Public Policy and Brain Tumor Advocacy Updates From July 2018

Below are highlights of news and developments in the brain tumor advocacy and public policy, compiled by NBTS Research & Advocacy Manager, Kacey Troy Ribnik: Funding Medical Research: Appropriations for the NIH and the STAR Act NIH Appropriations The Senate Appropriations Committee voted on June 28 to increase funding to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) […]

NBTS at the NH Motor Speedway: Matt Tifft Hosts Brain Tumor Survivors

This past Saturday, the National Brain Tumor Society hit the New Hampshire Motor Speedway to watch Matt Tifft race in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Over the past two years, Matt has been a vocal brain tumor advocate, using his own survival story to urge Congress to support funding for brain tumor research. That, in itself, […]

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