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BTAM 2017: Be a Part of Our Team

Community matters. For the past three years, I spend the last week of April feeling a mixture of pride and anxiety as we get nearer May 1st, and Brain Tumor Awareness Month’s kick off. The pride comes from the fact that thousands of members of the community are united in our cause to find new […]

From the CEO’s Desk: In the Fight Against Brain Tumors, Teamwork is Everything

As NBTS gets ready for Brain Tumor Awareness Month (BTAM) in May, I’m excited about the theme we’ve chosen for this year’s iteration of BTAM: BTAM = BTeAM. Beyond the clever play on the traditional acronym (and social media hashtag), this theme speaks to the crucial notion that the path to better treatments and cures […]

A Brain Tumor Journey, Part II: Bad Signs, Strong Emotions, and the Blur of the ICU

What follows is the second chapter of a brain tumor journey told in three parts, and her own words, by survivor, Sarah Vannatta. SEE PART I HERE.  Awaiting the scheduled CT scan, medication provided by the ER doctor had relieved the vomiting, and though the headaches only grew worse, I still attended a district-wide professional development […]

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