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From the CEO’s Desk: The Future of National Healthcare Policy

National Brain Tumor Society’s mission is to find better treatments, and ultimately a cure, for all brain tumors. And our interim ‘Big Hairy Audacious Goal’ is to help turn a brain tumor diagnosis into a chronic, manageable disease for all patients by 2025. As such, the primary focus of our programs — including our public policy […]

Hiding in Plain Sight: Defeat GBM Research Collaborative Helps Produce Paradigm-Shifting Study

Short Summary: Small fragments of DNA that are not part of chromosomes (where DNA is usually packaged in human cells) – which were thought to be inconsequential and extremely rare in human cancers – have been found in high-frequencies in brain tumors, but not normal cells. These circular stretches of “extrachromosomal” DNA were revealed to have […]

Guest Blog: Inspired to Raise and Run

I am not a fundraiser. In fact, I joke with my friends that I wasn’t even good at selling Girl Scout cookies when I was younger, and people love those cookies! However, 2016 kind of shook me up in all sorts of ways and it made me really grateful for people who have gone out of […]

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