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Meant to Live – Zachary William’s Story of Thriving Past Survival

Zachary William (off-stage, he’s Zachary Zortman) was a local artist and musician who had begun to focus on family and a career when the sudden diagnosis of anaplastic astrocytoma pulled his life into sudden, sharp focus, and rededication to music and art. We interviewed him about the writing of his song, “Meant to Live,” which […]

2017 National Brain Tumor Society Legislative Agenda

To guide our advocacy efforts each year, the National Brain Tumor Society creates an annual “Legislative Agenda.” Our yearly Legislative Agenda* reflects the larger strategy and goals of the Organization, complements our research-funding efforts, and is essential to accomplishing our mission of better treatments and ultimately cures for brain tumors. Each year, we review and revise […]

Lighting Up Like Fireworks: A First-Person Brain Tumor Journey Captures Headlines

Today is “Rare Disease Day” in America. Brain tumors are technically categorized as a rare disease, though at National Brain Tumor Society we like to say, “it’s the rare disease that everyone’s heard of.” In other words, brain tumors are’t rare enough – they are still all-too-common for our liking. Yet, despite the fact that […]

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