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Head to the Hill 2018: Brain Tumor Advocates Raising Their Voice

The weather report in D.C. threatened rain during this year’s Head to the Hill 2018. And yet, the weather held for over 200 advocates coming from 38 states and Washington, D.C. Many of our advocates joined 457 teams and 350 brain tumor survivors on the May 6, Race for Hope DC. The 21st year of this […]

April 2018 Public Policy and Advocacy Updates

Below are highlights of news and developments in the brain tumor public policy advocacy, compiled by NBTS Research & Advocacy Manager, Kacey Troy Ribnik, and Director of Advocacy, Lainey Titus Samant: Take Part in Brain Tumor Action Day! If you are unable to attend Head to the Hill this year, there is still an easy way to join […]

Newly Published Results Suggest Pediatric Brain Tumor Treatments’ Effects Can Be Reversed

Anti-cancer drugs are an important part of brain tumor treatments. However, many of these drugs and therapies can have long-term effects when used to treat children, whose brains are still developing. As part of the National Brain Tumor Society’s (NBTS) “Developmental Neurobiology” program, the organization funded the research of Dr. Joseph Scafidi, of Children’s National […]

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