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The (Critical) Case for Pediatric Brain Tumor & Cancer Advocacy

National Brain Tumor Society is one of many disease-based organizations to join the chorus of supporters of stronger funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The agency – through the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and other institutes – is the largest funder of brain tumor research in the country. Dwindling investment in this agency […]

Recently in Brain Tumor Research: Reporting back from the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

With more than 30,000 attendees from across the oncology field, the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) Annual Meeting is one of the largest and most important yearly gatherings in the field of cancer research.  This year’s 50th ASCO annual meeting (May 30 – June 3) was one of the biggest to-date, with the society […]

Can Army Cadets from West Point Help Pediatric Brain Tumor Treatments Get to Market?

During a mid-March scientific and policy meeting, a group of cadets from the United States Military Academy at West Point – none biology or pre-med majors – stood before a group of leading international pediatric cancer researchers, representatives from major biopharmaceutical companies, and officials from government agencies like the National Cancer Institute, U.S. Food and […]

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