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Standing together makes the difference – Head to the Hill

2017 has been a time of unprecedented change in DC. While the debate about healthcare has remained top of mind, there have been questions we have fielded regarding proposed cuts to research funding and the future of such crucial legislation as the Childhood Cancer STAR Act. While we continue to work tirelessly to fund brain […]

Meant to Live – Zachary William’s Story of Thriving Past Survival

Zachary William (off-stage, he’s Zachary Zortman) was a local artist and musician who had begun to focus on family and a career when the sudden diagnosis of anaplastic astrocytoma pulled his life into sudden, sharp focus, and rededication to music and art. We interviewed him about the writing of his song, “Meant to Live,” which […]

Lighting Up Like Fireworks: A First-Person Brain Tumor Journey Captures Headlines

Today is “Rare Disease Day” in America. Brain tumors are technically categorized as a rare disease, though at National Brain Tumor Society we like to say, “it’s the rare disease that everyone’s heard of.” In other words, brain tumors are’t rare enough – they are still all-too-common for our liking. Yet, despite the fact that […]

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