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Brain Tumor Groups Come Together for New Imaging Effort

When an athlete injures their knee, ankle, shoulder, etc. they will often need to go for an “MRI” to determine the extent of the damage done to the affected area. And in most cases the MRI will be able to diagnose the issues with relative ease, accuracy and expediency. Most Americans are familiar with MRIs […]

President Carter’s Diagnosis – Explaining Secondary (Metastatic) Brain Cancer

Former President Jimmy Carter announced earlier today that he has been diagnosed with melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, which has spread to his brain. What does this mean? Is this the same as brain cancer? If not, what’s the difference? Cancer that begins in one spot of the body and then spreads […]

National Brain Tumor Society’s 2015 Legislative Agenda

To guide our public policy advocacy efforts each year, National Brain Tumor Society creates an annual “Legislative Agenda.” Our yearly Legislative Agenda reflects the larger strategy and goals of the Organization, and our activities in carrying out the agenda directly influences our ability to deliver on our mission of better treatments, and ultimately a cure, […]