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Brain Tumor Advocacy and Rallying for Research

Last week, National Brain Tumor Society Advocates were in our nation’s capitol participating in a number of activities both in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and advocating for medical research funding. A special thanks to Lisa Peabody, Gina Memmott, Brian Spillman, Mary Dunn, and BethAnn Telford for their efforts on behalf of the brain tumor […]

STAR Act Shines A Light of Hope on Pediatric Cancers

For many pediatric brain tumor and cancer advocates, like all of us at NBTS and our many volunteers, a main point of frustration is that little progress has been made in the past 30 years in treating children with this disease. Despite the tremendous fundraising efforts that have taken place, and the best efforts of […]

Brain Tumor Groups Come Together for New Imaging Effort

When an athlete injures their knee, ankle, shoulder, etc. they will often need to go for an “MRI” to determine the extent of the damage done to the affected area. And in most cases the MRI will be able to diagnose the issues with relative ease, accuracy and expediency. Most Americans are familiar with MRIs […]