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Advocating for Childhood Cancer Cures

National Brain Tumor Society is driven to create change for the more than 4,000 children and their families who will receive the terrible diagnosis of a pediatric brain tumor this year. In addition to our funded initiatives, we also are committed to working with the greater pediatric cancer community to help advance research toward new […]

Guest Blog: Cancer Did Not – and Will Not – Win

Adrienne Wilk is a volunteer advocate for the National Brain Tumor Society. She serves as the State Lead Advocate for Tennessee, and also takes part in a number of fundraising activities for the National Brain Tumor Society. One can browse the local section of a newspaper on any given day and see numerous obituaries written […]

#BTSM Chat: Patients and Caregivers Discuss What They’d Like to See Addressed in New Treatments

The first Sunday of each month brain tumor survivors, patients, family, and caregivers use Twitter to share experiences, ideas, and information. The Brain Tumor Social Media chat (#btsm) was started a little over a year ago by Liz Salmi.  The chats are moderated by Liz and Catherine Blotner and is promoted as a “patient-run Twitter […]

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