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Innovation, Partnerships & Progress: 2015 Scientific Summit Highlights

Scientific research is the backbone of the National Brain Tumor Society’s (NBTS) mission and programs. When our legacy organizations were formed in the 1980’s the general knowledge in the medical and scientific communities regarding brain tumors and how to treat this disease was very minimal. As such, our founders realized the only way to a […]

Guest Blog: NBTS & The V Foundation – Using Teamwork to Fight Pediatric Brain Tumors

Fulfilling a dream doesn’t happen without teamwork. Jim Valvano chased a dream that seemed impossible – winning an NCAA Championship. And he didn’t accomplish that dream alone – he had an entire team with him every challenging step of the way. Jim’s other dream – to defeat cancer – is no different. It takes a […]

Brain Tumor Advocacy and Rallying for Research

Last week, National Brain Tumor Society Advocates were in our nation’s capitol participating in a number of activities both in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and advocating for medical research funding. A special thanks to Lisa Peabody, Gina Memmott, Brian Spillman, Mary Dunn, and BethAnn Telford for their efforts on behalf of the brain tumor […]